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List of speakers for the International LGBT Leaders Conference 2016

  • Aisha C. Moodie-Mills – President & CEO of Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund & Institute
  • Amanda Simpson – Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Operational Energy
  • Brian Sims – State Representative, Pennsylvania House District 182
  • Cathy Woolard – Former City Councilwoman, Atlanta
  • Eric Fanning – U.S. Secretary of the Army
  • Hilary Rosen – Communications and Political Strategist, Managing Director at SKDKnickerbocker, CNN Analyst
  • James Brewster – U.S. Ambassador to the Dominican Republic
  • Javier Gonzales – Mayor of Santa Fe
  • J.D. Schramm – Lecturer in Management Communications at Stanford Graduate School of Business
  • Jeff Krehely – Researcher
  • Joe Fuld – Founder and President, The Campaign Workshop
  • Jonathan Capehart – Washington Post Opinion Writer, MSNBC contributor
  • Jose Antonio Vargas – Founder and CEO, Define American
  • Katie Belanger – Chief Operations Officer, Freedom for All Americans
  • Kelton Morgan - President and Founder, Campaign Services Group
  • Laura Durso – Senior Director of the LGBT Research and Communications Project, Center for American Progress
  • LaWana Mayfield – City Councilwoman, Charlotte
  • Lisa Middleton – Member, Palm Springs Planning Commission and Chairwoman, Organized Neighborhoods of Palm Springs
  • Martin Garcia – Director of Campaigns, Latino Victory Project
  • Michael Guest – Former U.S. Ambassador to Romania
  • Mike Honda – U.S. Representative, California District 17
  • Pat Spearman – State Senator, Nevada District 1
  • Dr. Rachel Levine – Physician General, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Randy Berry –Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons, U.S. Department of State
  • Robert Raben – Founder and President, The Raben Group
  • Ruben Gallego – U.S. Representative, Arizona District 7
  • Rufus Gifford – U.S. Ambassador to Denmark
  • Sandra Moran – Member the Congress, Guatemala
  • Sean Patrick Maloney – U.S. Representative, New York District 18
  • Sue Fulton – President of SPARTA and Chairperson, West Point Board of Visitors
  • Tammy Baldwin – U.S. Senator, Wisconsin
  • Ted Osius – U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam