Linda Young is the President of the National Women’s Political Caucus (NWPC) and she has served on the National Board for over ten years, first as a Regional Director, and later as 1st Vice President and Vice President for Development. Linda currently serves as Special Assistant to the President for External Affairs for Austin Community College District, the eighth largest community college in the country. With almost four decades dedicated to working on women’s issues and equality, Linda received the Medal of Honor from the Veteran Feminists of America, and she was also one of the early recipients of the national leadership award for women, the Athena Award. Linda joins Speak Up! to talk more about NWPC’s upcoming Annual Meeting Reception, which will be open to the public on Saturday,August 4th, 2012, from 5pm to 6:30pm PST at Harrah’s, Reno, NV.