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Donna Rice Hughes
Professional Speaking Resume

Professional Forum

White House
Washington, DC, April 6, 2006

  • Speech: Personal testimony and Internet safety

World Hope International Board and Friends Dinner
Alexandria, VA, March 17, 2006

  • Speech: Internet safety and personal testimony

The Media Institute: The Cornerstone Project,
"Free Speech: The Language of America"

St. Regis Hotel, Washington, DC. January 14, 2003

  • Panel Discussion: Children, Indecency, and the First Amendment
    Addressed to representatives of the government, media, and academic communities
The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
National Press Club, Washington DC. December 10, 2002
  • Press briefing and panel discussion: "See No Evil: How Internet Filters Affect the Search for online Health Information"

Department of Justice: Federal Prosecutors' Symposium on Obscenity Columbia, South Carolina, June 2002

  • Spoke at the invitation of Attorney General John Ashcroft's office to address U.S. Attorneys and prosecutors on "Obscenity: Pervasiveness, Threat, and Harm"

Global Violence Crisis and Hope: The Search for Solutions to Critical Global Problems
New York, New York, October 2001

  • Sponsored by the Interreligious and International Federation for World Peace and The World Association of Non-Governmental Organizations
  • Audience: Leaders of international and national NGOs from more than 120 nations; international statesmen; and leading authorities on children's issues
  • Speech: "The Dark Side of the Internet"

Rocky Mountain College/Computer Security, Privacy and Policy Institute's Computer Security Conference
Billings, Montana, May 2001

  • Keynote speaker: "Internet Safety"
  • Senator Conrad Burns and U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft participated (by video)

World Culture and Sports Festival 2001:
Convocation of World Leaders

New York, New York, January 2001

  • Sponsored by the Interreligious and International Federation for World Peace, dedicated to the promotion of peace through international coalitions to address world problems
  • Audience: Over 700 world leaders from 120 nations
  • Speech: "The Dark Side of the Internet"
Women in Federal Law Enforcement/Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms
Washington, DC, August 2000
  • Speech: "The Internet and Child Safety"

Educational Policy Conference
St. Louis, Missouri, March 2000

  • Sponsored by The Constitutional Coalition
  • Speech: "Computers, Pornography and the Internet"

Center for Christian Statesmanship Politics and Principle Luncheon Washington, DC, August 1999

  • Speech: Personal testimony
National Conference of State Legislators
Washington, DC, May 1999
  • Speech: "Pornography and the Internet"

The Freedom Forum: Internet and the First Amendment
Arlington, Virginia, January 1999

  • Panel discussion: "Filters and Ratings"

National Federation of Press Women
Washington, Virginia, June 1998

  • President's Roundtable on the Internet
Business & Professional Women's Guild
Washington, DC, May 1998
  • Speech: "Internet Safety"

Congressional Hearings

U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee
Washington, DC, October 15, 2003

  • Provided written testimony on the prosecution of illegal pornography

Congressional Internet Caucus
Washington, DC, May 23, 2002

  • Panel Discussion entitled "Controlling Online Pornography: Options for Parents and Families"

The Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce
Washington, DC, November 1, 2001

  • " The Dot Kids Domain Name Act of 2001"
Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Subcommittee on Children and Families
Washington, DC, March 28, 2000
  • "Keeping Children Safe from Internet Predators"
House Judiciary Committee
Washington, DC, May 13, 1999
  • "Internet Dangers"

Educational Forums

Crested Butte Community School
Crested Butte, CO, February 16, 2006

  • Speech: Internet safety

The Haverford School
Haverford, Pennsylvania, November 17, 2003

  • Speech: "Internet Dangers and Safety Solutions"

University of Houston Law Center, Andrews & Kurth Debate
Houston, TX, October 22, 2002

  • Debate: Considering the Child Online Protection Act
    Donna Rice Hughes, President of EIE, vs. Nadine Strossen, President of ACLU
Mariners Christian School
Costa Mesa, California, October 2001
  • Sponsored by Parents In Action, the parent organization of 7 private schools
  • Speech: "Internet Safety"
University of Bridgeport
Bridgeport, Connecticut, January 2001
  • Sponsored by The International Conference on the Unity of the Sciences, the Professors World Peace Academy and the World University Federation
  • Speech: "The Dark Side of the Internet"
First Academy School
Orlando, Florida, October 2000
  • Keynote luncheon speaker: "Online Safety, Legislative Efforts on Protecting Children Online"

Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart
Bethesda, Maryland, April 2000
  • Speech: "Internet Safety"
American University
Washington, DC, November 1998
  • Speech: "Pornography, the Internet and Children"

Johns Hopkins University's Odyssey Media Forum
Baltimore, Maryland, October 1998
  • Free Speech: Media, Law and Society
  • Panel discussion: "Sex and Violence on TV and the Web"

National/Grass Roots/Community Organizations

The Salvation Army National Women's Convention
National Headquarters, May 13, 2003
  • Speech: "Internet Dangers and Safety Solutions"
    Addressed to the Women's Committee/ National Territorial Presidents/Territorial Secretaries of Women's Ministries
The Salvation Army National Moral and Ethical Committee
National Headquarters, March 28, 2003
  • Speech: "Internet Safety"

The Christian Coalition Road to Victory Conference
Washington, DC, October 12, 2002

  • Speech: "Internet Dangers and Call to the Church"

Virginia Family Foundation
Falls Church, Virginia, June 18, 2002

  • Keynote speaker: "Protecting Your Children and Family in Cyberspace"

The Junior League of Monmouth County
Red Bank, New Jersey, April 15, 2002

  • Safety Net Forum: "Protecting Your Children in Cyberspace"

House of Hope
Virginia Beach, Virginia, March 1, 2002

  • Speech: "Teens and the Internet"
Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors Public Hearing on Library Internet Filters
Chesterfield, Virginia, June 2001
  • Speech: "Curbing Pornography in Public Libraries"

Maryland Coalition Against Pornography
Silver Spring, Maryland, April 2001
  • "Child Safety on the Information Highway" Seminar/Workshop
  • Speech: "Kids Online - Protecting Your Children in Cyberspace"
Safe Community Coalition
McLean, Virginia, April 2001
  • Panel Discussion: "Pornography on the Internet - How to Curb Your Kids"
House of Hope
Orlando, Florida, October 2000
  • Presentation to residents of House of Hope, high risk teenagers, as well as their parents and training seminar attendees
  • Speech: "Internet Safety"

Florida Family Association 6th Annual Town Meeting

Sarasota, Florida, October 2000
  • Speech: "Internet Safety - Protecting Your Children and Families in Cyberspace"
Long Island Citizens for Community Values
Long Island, New York, September 2000
  • Fall banquet keynote speech: "Internet Safety"
Concerned Women For America 2000 National Convention
Washington, DC, September 2000
  • Speech: "Internet Safety"
National Leadership Forum on Abstinence
Branson, Missouri, July 2000
  • Speech: "Kids Online - Protecting Your Children in Cyberspace"
The Salvation Army Women's Camp
Richardsville, Virginia, May 2000
  • Keynote speech: "Protecting Children Online"
Impact America
Cincinnati, Ohio, April 2000
  • The National Coalition for the Protection of Children & Families
  • Moderated Internet Safety Seminar
Christian Coalition Road to Victory Conference
Washington, DC, October 1999
  • Speech: "Pornography on the Internet"
Chattanooga Logs Onto Safety Seminar
Tennessee, April 1997
  • Speech: "Internet Safety"

Churches and Faith-Based Forums

National Prayer Breakfast Women's Gathering
Washington, DC, February 1, 2006

  • Internet safety and personal testimony

St. Rita Catholic School
Alexandria, LA, March 21, 2006

  • Speech: Internet Safety

After Eve Young Women's Conference
McLean, VA, November 5, 2005

  • Internet safety and personal testimony

Salvation Army National Social Services
“Equip for Success” Conference

Pittsburgh, PA, March 20, 2004

  • Speech: Internet Safety

McLean Bible Church
McLean, VA, February 29, 2004

Salvation Army Eastern Territorial Headquarters
Leadership Conference

West Nyack, New York, February 18, 2004

  • Internet safety solutions and dangers

Glory Tabernacle's Extraordinary Women's Christmas Tea
Washington, DC, December 13, 2003

  • Personal testimony and Internet safety

Second Baptist Church
Houston, Texas, November 1-2, 2003

  • Personal testimony and Internet safety
  • Membership: 35,000

The Call LA: A Call to the Nation's Youth
The Rose Bowl Stadium, Pasadena, California, 2003

  • Addressed 25,000 youth on "The Harms of Pornography and a Call to Purity"

McLean Bible Church
McLean, VA, January 8, 2003

  • Speech: Internet Safety

Masters Touch International Church
Orlando, Florida, April 26, 2002

  • Speech: Internet safety

Christian Church of North America Convention
Chantilly, Virginia, September 2001

  • Speech: Personal testimony and "Internet Safety"
New Community Church of the Palm Beaches
Palm Beach, Florida, March 2001
  • Speech: Personal testimony and "Protect Your Children in Cyberspace"
Sydenstricker United Methodist Church
Springfield, Virginia, October 2000
  • Speech: "Internet Safety - Protecting Children and Families Online"

Riverland Hills Baptist Church

Columbia, South Carolina, August 2000
  • Speech: "Kids Online - Internet Safety"
First Baptist Church of Orlando
Orlando, Florida, August 1999
  • Speech: Personal testimony and "Internet Safety"
Women for Christ Annual Luncheon
Jacksonville, Florida, February 1999
  • Keynote speaker: Personal testimony and "Internet Safety"
Women of Fourth Church Luncheon
Bethesda, Maryland, March 1998
  • Speech: Personal testimony
Hawaii (Aloha Stadium), July 1996
  • Ministry for missionaries and their children
  • Speech: Personal testimony

Press Conferences

Press Conference on Children's Online Protection Act
Washington, DC, November 2001
Supreme Court

Press Conference on Children's Internet Protection Act
Washington, DC, March 2001
Longworth House Office Building

Press Conference on John Ashcroft nomination for Attorney General
Washington, DC, January 2001
Concerned Women for America National Headquarters

Media Briefing on Youth Violence
Washington, DC, October 1999
National Press Club

Press Conference on Communications Decency Act
Washington, DC, June 1997
Supreme Court

Press Conference on Communications Decency Act
Washington, DC, March 1997
National Press Club


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