Emerge California Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary!


Emerge California is part of a national movement to address the under-representation of women in elected office, as well as identify, educate and inspire Democratic women who want to pursue a career in politics at the local, state, and federal levels.  Kimberly Ellis is the Executive Director of Emerge California.  Prior to becoming the Executive Director, Kimberly was Emerge America’s National Affiliate Director. As a 2007 Emerge California graduate, Kimberly also has personal experience with the Emerge program and the mission of the organization.  Kimberly is passionate about empowering women and helping Emerge bolster its brand and influence as the program continues to strengthen and grow. Kimberly joins Speak Up! to talk more about Emerge California’s goals and its upcoming 10-Year Anniversary Celebration on Thursday, May 24th, 2012, which will feature Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi as a keynote speaker and Quinn Delaney, Founder and President of the Akonadi Foundation, as Emerge California’s “2012 Woman of the Year.”