Alumnae in the News

Alumnae Spotlight

Emily Murase

San Francisco School Board President

Emerge California, 2003

Libby Schaaf

Oakland Mayor

Emerge California, 2009

Michelle Wu

Boston City Councilmember

Emerge Massachusetts, 2010

Alumnae In The News

Sep 15 2015

The Boston Globe recently highlighted Emerge Massachusetts alumna and current candidate for Boston City Council, Andrea Campbell, in this compelling profile about her inspirating for running and her suprising primary win against the district's 32-year-old incumbent.

Sep 13 2015

Emerge Oregon alumna and former Oregon House Majority Leader Rep. Val Hoyle emphasized the impact that women have had on the Oregon state Legislature during her speech to the American Association of University Women.

Sep 3 2015

Emerge Wisconsin alumna and state Representative Melissa Sargent writes a compelling op-ed in support of President Obama's Clean Power Plan, urging her fellow Wisconsin lawmakers to follow suit in protecting their state.

Aug 17 2015

An new program spearheaded by Emerge New Jersey alumna and Essex Freeholder Board President Britnee Timberlake will allocate money to low-income residents to use as a down payment, towards closing costs, or to reduce mortgage principal when buying their first home. 

May 10 2015

"We all want to age with dignity in the places and with the people we love, and at some point most of us will need the assistance of a care worker to do so." Emerge Colorado Board Chair and State Rep. Jessie Danielson wrote an impassioned op-ed about the importance of valuing home-care workers and their critical contributions to our society for the Denver Post.

Mar 5 2015

Emerge Nevada alumna Astrid Silva was recently named one of the 21st century’s emerging civil rights leaders by the LA Times

Feb 18 2015

Congratulations to Emerge Oregon board member Kate Brown on her swearing-in as Oregon’s 38th governor (Kate is Oregon’s 2nd female governor and the country’s first bisexual governor!)

Jan 21 2015

Emerge Kentucky alumna Rita Smart wrote an incredibly moving op-ed last month reiterating the state legislature’s obligation to protect children

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