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The 19th Represents

Virtual Summit

This event took place August 16-20, 2021

This summer, our second annual #19thRepresents Summit explored why #RepresentationMatters in democracy, sports, business, culture and voting. You can watch the full summit to hear from leaders, history-makers and rising stars — as well as performances from Julien Baker, Gina Chavez, The Linda Lindas, and the Broadway cast of Jagged Little Pill.

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Watch 2021 conversations

Catch up on one-on-one conversations, panels and performances you missed from our 2021 summit.

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Day 1

August 16

Democracy

Featuring: U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Dr. Rachel Levine, Natalie Diaz

Featuring: U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Dr. Rachel Levine, Natalie Diaz

Day 2

August 17

Sports

Featuring: Julien Baker, Layshia Clarendon, Billie Jean King

Featuring: Julien Baker, Layshia Clarendon, Billie Jean King

Day 3

August 18

Business

Featuring: Priscilla Chan, Gina Chavez, Whitney Wolfe Herd

Featuring: Priscilla Chan, Gina Chavez, Whitney Wolfe Herd

Day 4

August 19

Culture

Featuring: Nikole Hannah-Jones, Demi Lovato, Adele Lim

Featuring: Nikole Hannah-Jones, Demi Lovato, Adele Lim

Day 5

August 20

Voting

Featuring: Sherrilyn Ifill, Michelle Obama

Featuring: Sherrilyn Ifill, Michelle Obama

Speakers

Meet some of the trailblazers expanding representation in democracy, sports, business, culture and voting.

Priscilla Chan

Priscilla Chan

Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (she/her)

Priscilla Chan

Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (she/her)

Deb Haaland

Secretary Deb Haaland

U.S. Department of the Interior (she/her)

Deb Haaland

U.S. Department of the Interior (she/her)

Nikole Hannah-Jones

Nikole Hannah-Jones

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Reporter, The New York Times Magazine (she/her)

Nikole Hannah-Jones

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Reporter, The New York Times Magazine (she/her)

Sherrilyn Ifill

Sherrilyn Ifill

President and Director-Counsel, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (she/her)

Sherrilyn Ifill

President and Director-Counsel, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (she/her)

Billie Jean King

Billie Jean King

Sports Icon, Champion of Equality (she/her)

Billie Jean King

Sports Icon, Champion of Equality (she/her)

Dr. Rachel Levine

Dr. Rachel Levine

Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (she/her)

Dr. Rachel Levine

Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (she/her)

Demi Lovato

Demi Lovato

Global Recording Artist (they/them)

Demi Lovato

Global Recording Artist (they/them)

Former First Lady Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama

Co-Chair, When We All Vote (she/her)

Former First Lady Michelle Obama

Co-Chair, When We All Vote (she/her)

Mattie Parker

Mayor Mattie Parker

Fort Worth, Texas (she/her)

Mattie Parker

Fort Worth, Texas (she/her)

Nancy Pelosi

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

Democrat, California (she/her)

Nancy Pelosi

Democrat, California (she/her)

Lauren Ridloff

Lauren Ridloff

Actor, “The Walking Dead” and “Eternals” (she/her)

Lauren Ridloff

Actor, “The Walking Dead” and “Eternals” (she/her)

Whitney Wolfe-Herd

Whitney Wolfe Herd

Founder and CEO, Bumble (she/her)

Whitney Wolfe-Herd

Founder and CEO, Bumble (she/her)

Special Thanks

The 19th Represents 2021 Virtual Summit is five days of impactful programming made possible by the support of our sponsors.

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