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2020 Election Community Debrief

Join national electoral, democracy, and opinion polling exerts for a post-election conversation hosted by the Women’s Funding Network

About this Event

2020 ELECTION COMMUNITY DEBRIEF: Opportunities for building community power at the intersection of race and gender in 2021 and beyond

Live virtual panel
November 10th, 2020
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EST.

Join national electoral, democracy, and opinion polling exerts for a post-election conversation hosted by the Women’s Funding Network.


Anna Greenberg, Managing Partner, GQR

Anna Greenberg, Ph.D. has over 20 years of experience polling in the political, non-profit and academic sectors. She joined GQR in 2001 after teaching public opinion and survey research methodology at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. She was the lead pollster in many successful campaigns including for Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, Governor Tom Wolf, Governor Ned Lamont, Congresswoman Lizzie Pannill Fletcher, Congresswoman Kim Schrier, Congressman Dean Phillips, Mayor Jenny Durkan and Mayor Jim Kenney.

Keesha Gaskins-Nathan, Director, Democratic Practice–U.S, Rockefeller Brothers Fund

Keesha Gaskins-Nathan is the director for the Democratic Practice–United States program at the Rockefeller Brothers Fund. Ms. Gaskins-Nathan is dedicated to advancing measures and ideas that improve democratic systems and engage democratic culture in the United States to support full and fair democratic and economic opportunity for all residents. Ms. Gaskins-Nathan is a long-time organizer, lobbyist, and trial attorney. Prior to joining the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, she was senior counsel with the Brennan Center for Justice, serving as the director of the Redistricting and Representation program.

A’shanti GholarPresident, Emerge

A’shanti F. Gholar serves as the president of Emerge, the only organization dedicated to recruiting and training Democratic women to run for office. In this role, she leads the organization and steers its overall strategy and direction, overseeing a national staff as well as affiliates across the country. A’shanti is a nationally recognized political strategist, who most recently served as Emerge’s Political Director, responsible for strengthening national partnerships and working closely with state affiliates to strategically recruit for key seats, as well as directing the organization’s overall political strategy. 

Elizabeth Barajas-Roman, President & CEO, Women’s Funding Network

Principles and Practice