This free event brings together a panel of distinguished women entrepreneurs in government to discuss their experiences, challenges, and successes. The program will be moderated by Washington State Senator Sharon Shewmake, the first Democrat to represent the 42nd District in two decades.
Following the panel discussion, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in breakout sessions with the speakers, where they can engage in in-depth conversations and share ideas. This event promises to be a valuable and inspiring opportunity to learn from and network with women leaders in government. Snacks and beverages provided. Come learn more about working in the public sector and how you can make a difference!
This program is part of a series that the Washington Council for Economic and Financial Education (WaCEFE) is hosting with the purpose of aiding our mission to equip teachers with resources to empower students with financial and economic education. Our work to help students become productive members of the workforce, responsible citizens, knowledgeable consumers, prudent savers and investors, and effective participants in the global economy has been seen in our two previous events.
Senator Sharon Shewmake represents the 42nd District of Washington state and she brings with her a wealth of experience in environmental economics, urban economics, and energy policy. As a professor at Western Washington University, Sen. Shewmake has worked to find sustainable solutions to many of the problems facing our communities, including affordability of housing and energy. She is also a children's book author, a spouse, and a mother of two young boys.