In honor of this year’s Women’s Equality Day and the 90th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, I did a live web chat with Shireen Mitchell from the BlogHer community. Shireen and I had a great conversation, in which Shireen asked me a variety of questions from online participants. Watch the full video or use the links below to jump to the topics that interest you most:
The conversation left me energized about the progress women have made, but focused on the challenges ahead. There are countless opportunities for the public’s engagement in politics and government. The importance of voting and other forms of public participation in government is the foundation of our country. As the Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement and Director of the White House Council on Women and Girls, I am proud to commemorate Women’s Equality Day and the 90th anniversary of the 19th Amendment in such an inclusive way.
A special thank you to Shireen Mitchell, the BlogHer community, and all of those who participated for providing me this opportunity.
Tina Tchen is Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement and Executive Director of the Council on Women and Girls