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What Women Candidates For Office Need to Know: 20+ Years of Research

May 12, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Join us for a conversation with Amanda Hunter, Barbara Lee Family Foundation

The Barbara Lee Family Foundation has studied the obstacles and opportunities that women in politics encounter for over two decades. Drawing on the Foundation’s timely, topical research as well as deep dives of every woman candidate for governor’s campaign for the last 20 years, Executive Director Amanda Hunter will present the key takeaways that women candidates need to know. Among the actionable insights Amanda will cover: handling a crisis, discussing family, establishing credentials, leveraging strengths, and dealing with sexism on the campaign trail.

The conversation is FREE, registration required.

Registration limit: 50

Event will be held via Zoom.

Questions? Please contact events@scwomenlead.net

About Amanda Hunter

Amanda Hunter leads the Barbara Lee Family Foundation’s nonpartisan efforts to advance women’s political equality and increase women’s representation.

Prior to becoming Executive Director, Amanda was the Foundation’s Research and Communications Director. In this role, she was responsible for promoting the Foundation’s mission to advance women’s representation in American politics by leading all research and communications efforts. Amanda has covered the Foundation’s research on PBS NewsHour, NPR, and CNN, as well as in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Vox, the Los Angeles Times, and Politico.

Previously, Amanda served as Director of Marketing and Communications at The Phillips Collection in Washington, DC, America’s first museum of modern art, and as Senior Press Representative at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, where she led media relations.


May 12, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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