Cardinal O'Connor Conference on Life

The largest collegiate pro-life conference in the nation

Saturday, January 20, 2018

Keynote

The keynote address is at the heart of the Conference’s mission to educate our audience on the importance of respect for all human life and to encourage meaningful, informed discussion.

We are excited to announce that the 2018 Conference Keynote speaker will be Lila Rose.

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Lila Rose

Lila Rose is a speaker, writer and human rights activist. Lila founded and serves as president of Live Action, a media and news nonprofit dedicated to ending abortion and inspiring a culture that respects all human life. Live Action’s groundbreaking news coverage and compelling videos reach several million people weekly across Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.

Lila’s media appearances include Fox News' Hannity, Tucker Carlson Tonight, and the Story with Martha Macallum, CNN, HLN, and many other national television and radio programs. Lila’s investigative reporting on the abortion industry has been featured in most major news outlets, including the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, CBS and ABC Nightline. Lila has written for the Hill, Politico, USA Today, and First Things, among others. 

Lila also speaks internationally on family and cultural issues, and has addressed members of the European Parliament and spoken at the United Nation's Commission on the Status of Women.

Lila has been named among Red Alert’s “30 under 30,” National Journal’s “25 Most Influential Washington Women Under 35,” and Christianity Today’s “33 under Thirty-Three.”

A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Lila also serves on the advisory board of Obria Health Group and on the board of the Queen of Angels California Foundation.