As Massachusetts and the nation see more women than ever serving in government, a panel of political leaders will discuss their pathways to civic leadership, insights from the campaign trail to creating change in public office, and how to increase and diversify women’s political representation at all levels of government in the Commonwealth.
• Council President Andrea Campbell, City of Boston, @CampbellforD4
• Mayor Kim Driscoll, City of Salem, @MayorDriscoll
• State Representative Hannah Kane, 11th Worcester, @HannahEKaneMA
• State Representative Tram Nguyen, 18th Essex, @TeamTram
• Council President Damali Vidot, City of Chelsea, @DamaliVidot
Free, with advance registration required. Doors open and reception begins at 6:00 p.m., program begins at 7:00 p.m.
The Kennedy Institute is proud to be working with the following community partners to host this panel: AAUW Work Smart in Boston, Asian American Women’s Political Initiative, Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy at the University of Massachusetts Boston, The Chica Project, City of Boston, Mayor’s Office of Women’s Advancement, Emerge Massachusetts, Gloria Cordes Larson Center for Women in Business at Bentley University, Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, The Latina Circle, League of Women Voters Massachusetts, Massachusetts Women’s Political Caucus, Spark Boston, Strong Women, Strong Girls, and YW Boston.
This program is part of the Kennedy Institute’s Women in Leadership initiative, which convenes women from political and civic life to demonstrate the importance of women’s political participation and representation and highlight the diverse pathways to civic leadership. Programming includes inspiring speakers, workshops, and community partnerships. To learn more about the Kennedy Institute’s Women in Leadership programming, please contact Claire Cooper, Director of Community Engagement, at email@example.com