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Can Women Save Democracy? Special Event @ GMU Founders Hall Arlington Campus

  • George Mason University Schar School of Policy and Government Founder's Hall 3351 Fairfax Drive Arlington, VA 22201 United States (map)

Women Political Leaders in the Time of Trump and #MeToo. 

Join the Schar School of Policy and Government for the first annual Martha V. Pennino Panel on Gender Equity and Inclusion. For this discussion we will consider how women come to power, the nature of their accomplishments, and the significance of closing the gender gap during this historical juncture. Join us for a reception after the discussion in the art gallery of Founders Hall. 

Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 6:00 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. (Reception to follow)
Founders Hall at George Mason University's Arlington Campus. Featuring: 

Representative Jennifer Wexton (VA 10)

Anne Holton, former Virginia Secretary of Education, Visiting Professor, Schar School of Policy and Government

Virginia House Democratic Leader Eileen Filler-Corn (House District 41)

Virginia House Democratic Caucus Chair Charniele Herring (HD 46)

Delegate Ken Plum (House District 36)

Moderated and Organized by Dr. Bonnie Stabile and Dr. Toni-Michell Travis, Directors, Gender and Policy (GAP) Initiative

This is the first in a planned annual series named for Martha Pennino, one of the longest serving members of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, whose tenure began in 1967 after having served on the Vienna Town Council and as Vice Mayor.