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The Political Leadership of Women of Color: What’s Research Got to Do with It?

Join the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy for a conversation with five dynamic community leaders carrying out innovative research projects to identify the opportunities and barriers to advancing women of color in politics. Elizabeth Cardona, Martina Cruz, Holyoke Councilwoman Gladys Lebrón-Martinez, Sheneal Parker, and Fitchburg Mayor Lisa Wong will discuss their journeys in the world of political advocacy, electoral campaigns, and research.

The event is co-sponsored by the Office of the Chancellor, Institute of Asian American Studies, Department of Women’s Studies, Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy, William Monroe Trotter Institute for the Study of Black Culture, and Women’s Pipeline for Change.

All are welcome to this free event and light refreshments will be served.

For more information or to RSVP, contact the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy at 617.287.5541 or go to www.umb.edu/cwppp.

Anyone requiring disability-related accommodations, including dietary accommodations, should visit www.ada.umb.edu.

For disability-related accommodations, including dietary accommodations, please visit www.ada.umb.edu two weeks prior to the event.