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Women's Voices Project

Christi Craddick
Christi Craddick: Be a Mentor to Other Women

May 9, 2018 By Charley Locke

"Women who are interested in politics need mentors so they can realize their potential if they choose to run for office. There’s a value to relatability, or being able to not only see women already in leadership roles but have access to them."

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Dilma Da Silva: In Male-Dominated Fields, Create the Work Culture You Wish You Had Come Up In

May 9, 2018 By Charley Locke

"When you have companies where women are CEOs, where they really have a hold at the top, it does make a difference. It has changed the culture. Now, you don’t assume that your boss will be playing golf, like the senior vice president that you had 25 or 30 years ago. The traditional vice president that we have now is a woman that has teenage children, and has a very different life."

Gina Chavez
Gina Chavez: Recognize Your Privilege

May 9, 2018 By Charley Locke

"When you have credibility and a mic from which to speak, that comes with a responsibility. Having a woman onstage allows a girl in the audience to say, oh, I can do that. A platform is an opportunity, and so is an audience."