GENerate - Women in Public Service: Power and Politics


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Girls Empowerment Network


Women in Public Service: Power and Politics Recorded Friday, February 20th, 2009 at Chez Zee. (5406 Balcones Dr.) Panel: Elizabeth Ames Jones, Sarah Eckhardt, Justice Diane Henson, Sheryl Cole Moderator: Peggy Hubble Did you know that the U.S. ranks 69th in the world in percentage of women holding political positions? You are invited to listen to GENerate, during which a panel of elected women officials will explore the many facets of what it means for a women to hold a public office, and how we can support young girls to consider a future in politics. Peggy Hubble, Executive Vice President and General Manager at Vollmer Public Relations will moderate the panel, which will address the gender gap in politics, work/life balance and the necessity of mentorship. Ms. Hubble's distinguished career has spanned media, business and civic circles. Please join Elizabeth Ames Jones, Texas Railroad Commissioner, Justice Diane Henson, 3rd Court of Appeals, Sheryl Cole, Austin City Council Member, and Sarah Eckhardt, Travis County Commissioner for a candid and insightful look into Texas politics from a woman's perspective.