Redefining Opportunity: When A Degree Isn’t Enough

As we head into this election year, our political landscape looks very different from 50 years ago. The American Dream is shifting. Americans owe $1.5 trillion in student loans. And yet to become “job-ready,” you still have to have real-world experience. Two female leaders from Washington, DC will discuss how this combination of education and experience can become possible and why the lack of diversity on Capitol Hill is threatening our nation’s progress.

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Audrey Henson

College to Congress