Running in Heels: Where Are the Women Candidates?

[ 0 ] March 22, 2012 |

Chelsea Clinton and Cindy Leive

That’s the question Chelsea Clinton and a host of other well-known women in politics are hoping to answer tomorrow night.

An event entitled “Running in Heels: Where are the Women Candidates for 2012 – and How Can We Get More of Them?” will be held at  92Y, beginning at 8 p.m. ET on Wednesday, March 28. Introductions will be made by Cindi Leive, Editor-in-chief of Glamour magazine and glamour.com, which together reach 15 million women a month. Clinton will be the moderator; she is a board member of the Clinton Foundation and Clinton Global Initiative, and is also a special correspondent for NBC News.

Related: 2012 Election: ‘Add Women, Change Everything’

The conversation will focus on how to get more women to join the conversation – either by running for office and getting into politics and policy-making – and how the country can benefit from their participation.

Panelists include:

  • Christine Quinn – Speaker of the New York City Council.
  • Nicolle Wallace – Best-selling author of Eighteen Acres and It’s Classified, political commentator and former White House communications director under President George W. Bush.
  • Abby Huntsman Livingston – Daughter of former presidential candidate Jon Huntsman. She most recently worked on his campaign and previously worked for ABC News and for Good Morning America.
  • Stephanie Schriock – President of EMILY’s List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics.
  • Amy Holmes – Former CNN contributor and news anchor for The Blaze and GBTV.
  • Sandra Fluke – Former president, Georgetown University Law Students for Reproductive Justice.

Related: Women of the Web Offer Tips to Successful Branding at 92Y

Are there any questions you’d like Chelsea Clinton to ask this panel? Let 92Y know on their Facebook page, and they’ll try to get your questions answered on stage!

Click here to buy tickets to this great event!

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