Exclusive: Meet The Nominees For The 2019 Gabrielle Giffords Rising Star Award
“Amidst a nation of inspiring women leaders, these elected officials stand out for their commitment to service and improving their communities,”
Stephanie Schriock, president of EMILY’s List, told Refinery29 in a statement. “Public servants in state and local offices are the backbone of policies that impact our everyday lives, including access to affordable health care, improvements to public education, job creation, and more. All of these women shine as fighters for their communities. EMILY’s List is proud to honor them for their accomplishments and we look forward to seeing what bright futures they have in store.”