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      February 11, 2020

      Tuesday   6:00 PM - 6:30 PM

      715 North Illinois Street
      Indianapolis, Indiana

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      Women in Politics

      Join us for this important and enlightening community discussion to learn how women are making such significant inroads in politics and what the future holds. The event is free to the public and features a panel discussion with an inviting mix of women who are both seasoned and newcomers, Democrats and Republicans. Please reserve your complimentary seat at

      Moderating the panel is Lesley Weidenbener, Managing Editor of the Indianapolis Business Journal. She will lead the discussion with several of Indiana’s most influential women in politics including:

      Ali Brown was sworn in on January 1, 2020 as the new Indianapolis City-County Council District 5 Councillor. The small business owner and former nonprofit executive is the first openly LGBTQ woman elected to the council.

      Anne Hathaway is the President and CEO of the grassroots public-affairs consulting firm, Hathaway Strategies. She was a member of the George H.W. Bush White House, the U.S. Treasury Department and currently serves as Indiana’s National Committeewoman on the Republican National Committee. She is Executive Director of the Lugar Excellence in Public Service Series.

      Angela Smith Jones is the Deputy Mayor of Economic Development at the City of Indianapolis. In this role, she oversees Develop Indy, the city’s economic development organization and Employ Indy, the city’s workforce improvement board.

      Teresa Lubbers was appointed in 2009 as Commissioner for Indiana’s Commission for Higher Education. Previously, she served 17 years as a Republican member of the Indiana Senate, representing the 30th District including parts of Marion and Hamilton Counties. She is the co-founder of the Lugar Excellence in Public Service Series.

      Robin Shackleford was elected to the Indiana House of Representatives in 2012 representing District 98 in Indianapolis. She is the ranking minority member of the Public Health Committee and current chair of the Indiana Black Legislative Caucus.

      We hope you’ll join us on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Phoenix Theatre Cultural Centre located at 705 North Illinois Street. Parking is available in our free lot northwest of the theatre, as well as metered street parking.

      Women in Politics is part of the 2019/2020 Phoenix Theatre’s Trail Talks series sponsored by John Mutz. All Trail Talks events are free and open to the public with limited seating.

      Categories: Politics & Activism

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.