Women in Leadership: The Mobilization of Women in Politics

Jun 20, 2018

Wednesday, June 20
6:30 p.m.
LBJ Library, Atrium, 10th Floor
Register Online

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Join the Future Forum on the evening of Wednesday, June 20, for a conversation on the historic mobilization of women in politics, featuring some of the leading candidates for office, both congressional and Texas House, in the midterm elections this November. A cocktail reception will follow the panel, and attendees are encouraged to continue the conversation over drinks and light bites.

Registration: 6-6:30 p.m.
Discussion: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Reception to follow


Panelists include:

  • Sheryl Cole, Attorney, former Mayor Pro Tem for the City of Austin, and candidate for House District 46
  • MJ Hegar, Decorated Air Force veteran, advocate for equality in the military, and candidate for Congressional District 31
  • Gina Ortiz Jones, Former Air Force intelligence officer, candidate for Congressional District 23
  • Deanna Metzger, businesswoman for a Fortune 100 company, owner of two separate businesses, and candidate for Texas House of Representatives District 107

The conversation will be moderated by Alexa Ura, demographics reporter for The Texas Tribune.

How to Attend
This program is open to Future Forum members and the general public. Please let us know you're coming by registering online

Can't attend? The event will be live streamed by the Texas Tribune. Watch it here.

Location & Parking
The LBJ Presidential Library is on the campus of The University of Texas at Austin and located at 2313 Red River St. Free parking will be available in the library visitors’ lot #38, entrance on Red River Street and flanked by LBJ banners.

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Contact Us

Sarah McCracken
Director of Public Programs
LBJ Presidential Library
2313 Red River St.
Austin, TX 78705
[email protected]

Deborah Arronge
Membership Manager

LBJ Presidential Library
[email protected]
(512) 721-0198

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