UWM hosts ‘A Seat at the Table: Women in Leadership and Civic Engagement’

April 11, 2019

Photo by Yvonne Kemp

On Monday, April 1, 2019, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee welcomed Donna Brazile (left) and Kelly Ayotte (right) for a lively and thoughtful discussion entitled, “A Seat at the Table: Women in Leadership and Civic Engagement,” at UWM’s Union Wisconsin Room. The event focused on the topics of women in leadership, contemporary feminism, and the political outlook.

Donna Brazile is a renowned political strategist, the former interim chair of the Democratic National Committee, esteemed author, and lecturer.

Kelly Ayotte, former U.S. Senator and former Attorney General, is noted for her leading role in passing the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA), while working to pass legislation to provide more resources for service men and women.