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The Queenmakers: Women Power Brokers in San Francisco

Much has been written about the groundbreaking number of women who were elected into Congress in the last election. What many people may not know, however, is that women in San Francisco and the Bay Area play a pivotal role in creating a narrative at the national level—influencing who runs, where money should go, and, ultimately, who gets elected. Meet the Bay Area’s ultimate power players: the Queenmakers. 


In association with San Francisco magazine  

December 4, 2019

The Commonwealth Club
110 The Embarcadero
Taube Family Auditorium
San Francisco, 94105
United States

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Aimee Allison—the Changemaker

Founder, She the People (the National Network Elevating the Political Voice and Power of Women of Color)

Johanna Silva Waki—the Strategist

West Coast State and Local Director, Emily's List

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Anna Nti-Asare-Tubbs—the Intersectionalist

First Lady of Stockton

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Julie Castro Abrams—the Connector

CEO and Chair, How Women Lead

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Alida Garcia—the Advocate

Director of Coalitions and Policy, (Leading National Work on DACA and Immigrant Rights)

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Gretchen Sisson—The Donor

Sociologist and Democratic Political Donor

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Dr. Gloria Duffy

President and CEO, The Commonwealth Club—Moderator