The United State of Women Summit is rallying all of us together to celebrate what women and girls have achieved, and how we are taking action to move forward. Covering key gender equality issues, we hope to make a powerful difference in our collective future.
Tune in live to the Summit starting at 8:30 AM ET. You can watch events from throughout the day, from President Obama's remarks, to Vice President Biden's remarks, to First Lady Michelle Obama's conversation with Oprah Winfrey. Check out all of the day's speakers at theunitedstateofwomen.org.
Join the Conversation Online
We want to hear from you! Tweet your questions for the First Lady @FLOTUS, @Oprah, and other trailblazing speakers and attendees using #StateOfWomen. There will be Q&As on Twitter, Tumblr, Facebook, and Instagram all day long. Check out what Americans across the nation are asking and sharing.
— The First Lady (@FLOTUS) June 6, 2016
— UnitedStateofWomen (@USWomen2016) June 13, 2016
Take the Pledge
I will be in charge of my own body. Every powerful part. I will learn whatever I want like it's nobody's business. I will stand by my game-changing ideas. I will use my voice to stand up for my community. I will get paid the same as everyone else doing the same job. I will call out sexism when I see it. I will not be a silent bystander.The United State of Women
Join the United State of Women by uploading your photo, choosing your pledge, or crafting one that inspires you. Then download and share it to help change the #StateofWomen across the world.
Read our Medium publication featuring extraordinary women across the country — including Melinda Gates, Christy Turlington, and Mary Kay Henry — who are tackling the challenges women face today.
Visit the United State of Women website to find out more about the speakers, events, and ways you can engage.
Shailee Samar is an intern in the White House Office of Digital Strategy.