We started this series to show you (yes, you!) that running for office is achievable and critical.
Don't think you have what it takes? Each of the women below would tell you the truth:
You are enough.
Listen to the interviews below to hear more of their insider
encouragement and advice!
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In the latest episode of our Mothers in Politics series, we’re talking with Dr. Akilah Weber, a physician, mom, and California state assemblymember. She shares how she pivoted from full-time clinical practice to running for office. How did her unique family story impact her career choices, and what perspective does she have for other parents or doctors considering politics? Listen now to hear her advice!
We hope you "judged" this episode to be as inspiring as we did! (See what we did there? #momjokes)
We loved hearing about Councilwoman Agnew's journey into politics, and we hope you were inspired too! We think getting involved in local politics is so important that we made this a two-parter!
How many times did we say "inspiring" in this episode? We hope you found it as impactful as we did!
We hope you were inspired by Part 2 of our ongoing series on Mothers in Politics! Get to know our guest Rep. Kim Schrier, her story, and her legislative priorities.
Curious about what running for office is like? Take that first step and check out these resources. As Rep. Schrier said, some of the best advice she got was: "Win or lose, you will respect yourself more having gone through this process ... Look at it like a journey. You will like yourself better at the end."
We loved talking with State Senator Dr. Au, and we hope you were just as inspired as we were!