Encouraging Women to Become Political Leaders: Tools and Obstacles?

When: 01.03.2016 - 17:00 - 18:30
Where:  Americké centrum, Tržiště 13, Praha 1 – Malá Strana
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Main image Jessica N. Grounds

What are the advantages of larger participation of women in politics? How to empower and motivate women to seek higher political office? Come and discuss with Jessica N. Grounds and Lucia Zachariášová.

Jessica N. Grounds has devoted her life to empowering women to become political leaders. Most recently she served as the Director of Women Ready for Hillary, the grassroots organization that built early support for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential run. Before Ready for Hillary she was the the Executive Director of Running Start, a non-profit that she co-founded which inspires girls and young women to run for elected office. She currently serves as the organization’s Co-Chair of the Board of Directors. Jessica is also the founder and principal strategist for Solid Grounds Strategy, a firm that consults women candidates and helps campaigns better reach women voters.

Czech perspective will be offered by Lucia Zachariášová, director of the Office for Equal Opportunities for Men and Women, Office of the Government of the Czech Republic.

This program is organized with cooperation with Institute for Active Citizenship (Institut aktivního občanství).

In English.
In English.