Currently, there are 104 women in the United States Congress (19.4% of 535 members) and only 6 female Governors (11% of 55.) 23 states have never elected a female Governor. 96 years after the ratification of the 19th Amendment,what can be done to encourage more women to run for elected office?
Please join Alice B. Toklas for a panel discussion on how to increase women’s representation in elected office, moderated by Kimberly Ellis, Executive Director of Emerge California and featuring the following San Francisco candidates and elected officials:
London Breed, President, Board of Supervisors
Carmen Chu, Assessor-Recorder
Marjan Philhour, Candidate for D1 Supervisor
Kimberly Avlarenga, Candidate for D11 Supervisor