On Wednesday, July 25, 2018, the Freedom Forum Institute, in collaboration
with the Women’s Media Center and Swanee Hunt Alternatives, will host a
media briefing on the record number of women running for political office, and
the intersection and impact of gender, race and politics.
Debbie Walsh, director of the Center for American Women and Politics at the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers and a leading expert in the field, will present an analysis of women running for political office in 2018.
This briefing also will feature nonpartisan, Democratic and Republican experts on women candidates and political leadership, including:
Glynda Carr, Higher Heights
Julie Conway, VIEW PAC
Muthoni Wambu Kraal, EMILY’s List
Maria Teresa Kumar, Voto Latino
Rebecca Schuller, Winning for Women
Andrea Dew Steele, Emerge America
Freedom Forum Institute host and briefing co-moderators include:
Maya Harris, co-chair, Women’s Media Center
Swanee Hunt, founder and chair, Political Parity
Jan Neuharth, chair and CEO of the Freedom Forum
This media briefing will take place Wednesday, July 25, at 11 a.m., in the Knight Studio at the Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W., Washington, D.C. 20001.
VIDEO of event available here. Overview of the numbers begins at 16:00. Panel discussion begins at 33:00.