Kate Black, author of REPRESENT: The Woman’s Guide to Running for Office and Changing the World, will participate in a panel discussion focused on how to develop women leaders for elected office. Currently a policy advisor in the federal government, Black is the former Chief of Staff and Vice President of Research for the largest national resource for women in politics. She will be joined by former Attorney General of Ohio Betty Montgomery and Columbus City Council member Priscilla Tyson. Jo Ingles, a reporter at the Ohio Public Radio and Television Statehouse News Bureau, will moderate.
Registration for this program will be through Columbus Metropolitan Club, Gramercy’s partner for this program. Copies of REPRESENT will be available for purchase by Gramercy Books before and after this program. Kate Black will sign copies of her book following the luncheon and panel.
Formerly the Chief of Staff and Vice President of Research at EMILY’s List, the largest resource for women in politics, Kate Black served as Executive Director of American Women, a nonpartisan research organization working to uplift the voices of women and the issues they care about. She has helped elect candidates up and down the ballot and across the country. Committed to bringing change in her community, she cofounded a free salary negotiation program for 15,000 women with the City of DC, AAUW, and the Younger Women’s Task Force. 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.