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Day Two Agenda


Expert Discussion 1: Running for President as a Woman

Time: 3:05 - 3:35pm ET

We kick off the day with an incredibly exciting conversation between Judy Woodruff, senior correspondent and the former anchor and managing editor of the PBS NewsHour, Kimberly Peeler-Allen, Political Strategist and Co-founder of Higher Heights for America, and a soon-to-be-announced former presidential candidate to get real and share, first-hand, what it's like to run for president as a woman in America. What barriers do women face, especially women of color? And what do they see as potential solutions to those barriers?

Expert Discussion 2: Ranked Choice Voting for Presidential Primaries

Time: 3:35 - 4:10pm ET

Then, we move right into a fireside chat all about how ranked choice voting in presidential primaries could remove significant barriers to electing our first woman president. Amber McReynolds, National Elections Expert & USPS Board of Governors, sits down to talk shop with Rina Shah, Strategic Consultant, Media Commentator, and CEO of Rilax Strategies, moderated by Candice Kerestan of FairVote.

Take Action Panel: Addressing the Ambition Myth, Violence Against Women in Politics, and Legislative Pay

Time: 4:10-4:55pm ET

We wrap up the day with a lively conversation between Erin Loos Cutraro, CEO & Founder of She Should Run, Juliana Menasce HorowitizAssociate Director of Research at Pew Research Center, Erin Vilardi, CEO & Founder of Vote Run Lead, and Gowri Ramachandran, Deputy Director of the Brennan Center's Democracy Program, about what we are seeing on the ground, in real-time, regarding building women's political power in higher office. We will squash the ambition myth, share real solutions for violence against women in politics, and discuss the ways legislative pay can remove barriers for women to serve.

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