Lecture: Reflections from the 2016 U.S. Presidential Race: Opportunities and Challenges for Women in High Level Politics


When: March 2, 2016 / 17:30
Where: Conference Room / ground floor

Jessica N. Grounds has devoted her life to empowering women to become political leaders. Most recently she served as the Director of Women Ready for Hillary, the grassroots organization that built early support for Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential run.  From 2004 - 2009, she worked for Stones' Phones, a Democratic campaign strategy firm. As the Senior Vice President, she consulted hundreds of candidates and organizations throughout the country. She has worked on the ground and advised female candidates including many of the youngest female Members of Congress. Jessica was the Training Lead for Hillary Clinton's 2008 presidential campaign for the Iowa Caucuses.  Jessica has lectured on campaign strategy and barriers for women's political leadership.

Jessica completed a graduate program in Women, Policy and Political Leadership at the Women & Politics Institute at American University. In 2012, she completed an Executive Master's in Leadership at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. She has published research on gender differences in leadership style within Congress and has completed research on new trends in campaign messaging for women candidates.


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