Emily Lampkin

Advisory Council Member, WDN

Emily Lampkin is the Founder of the Women Leaders Series and is a sought-after speaker and advisor known for her pragmatic style and effective counsel to women in corporate, non-profit, education and political spheres. The Women Leaders Series is the culmination of more than 25 years of experience advising women leaders, on ways they can perfect their skills to maximize opportunities. Emily has trained thousands of women across the country and round the world in this dynamic, one-of-a-kind workshop.

As a powerful communicator, Emily offers her unique perspective on major TV networks, radio, national periodicals, podcasts, and social media. Committed to building a diverse multi-decade pipeline, she also speaks to young women in college, high school, and even middle school via her Young Women Leaders Series.

With a reputation as one of Washington, D.C.’s most well-respected connectors, Emily brings with her a wealth of insights from her years serving in senior private, political, and public sector leadership roles. She orchestrated some of the largest and most impactful public affairs campaigns both in and outside of government. Emily has a keen understanding of how to thread policy and cultural priorities into communications to reach and influence people.

Globally respected, Emily was selected to join the Women’s Democracy Network Advisory Council’s elite group of speakers committed to training women across the world in the skills necessary to assume greater leadership roles in burgeoning democracies.

Gov. Glenn Youngkin appointed Emily as the Northern Virginia representative to the Virginia Economic Development Partnership. With offices in Germany, Japan, and South Korea, the partnership collaborates with local, regional, and state entities to encourage the expansion and diversification of Virginia’s vast and expanding economy. Emily is the founder of Changemakers PAC, leading a movement of committed Virginians to fund key races across the state.

A St. Louis native, Emily is a proud graduate of the University of Missouri. She resides in Virginia with her husband, Marc Lampkin, and their three teenage sons.

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