Kate Black, author of REPRESENT: The Woman’s Guide to Running for Office and Changing the World, will participate in a moderated panel discussion focused on how to develop women leaders for elected office. Additional panelists are to be announced shortly. Currently a policy advisor for the Federal Communications Commission, Black is the former Chief of Staff and Vice President of Research for the largest national resource for women in politics.
In her most recent role, Kate Black worked to elect women up and down the ballot and from across the country. She also served as Executive Director of American Women, an organization working to increase public awareness of issues impacting women and families. While there, she led the organization's polling, messaging, and policy development, with a special focus on media consumption and the impact of new technologies on the economy. Kate has held a variety of other policy and research positions at a diverse group of organizations. She is a graduate of Miami University and holds a Master of Arts from George Washington University. She lives in Washington, DC with her husband and son.
Registration in late August for this program will be through Columbus Metropolitan Club. Copies of REPRESENT will be available for purchase by Gramercy Books before and following this program.