Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work on a political campaign, or how to become a fundraiser, campaign manager or press secretary? Do you want to know how working on a campaign can further enhance your job prospects once Election Day is over?
AND most importantly, ARE YOU READY to help Democrats win back the House and keep the Senate?
Bring your resumes, be part of the 2014 election cycle resume bank AND JOIN the Asian American Action Fund and other leading progressive groups for a very special professional speednetworking event! We know for Democrats to succeed, we need to have both candidates and campaign staff that reflect the diversity of America. Learn how you can get involved in this critical 2014 political cycle and come hear first-hand candid advice from distinguished political veterans who have been on the campaign trail and in Washington!
Raghu Devaguptapu, Principal with Adelstein Liston, first Asian American to be named Political Director of a national party committee, first at the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee and then at the Democratic Governor’s Association
Panelists confirmed include:
Jessica Byrd, Manager of State Strategies, EMILY’s List, former Obama for America 2008 staff
Lisa Changadveja, LGBT Americans Director/Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders Director at Ready for Hillary
Joon Kim, Vice President of New Partners Consulting, New Mexico Statewide Field Director, Kerry for President 2004
Alissa Ko, Deputy Director at Ready for Hillary, Former Organizing for America Operation Vote Director – VA
Parag Mehta, Former Director of External Communications and Director of Training for the Democratic National Committee
Madalene Mielke, Principal, Arum Group, Former Director of Training and Curriculum for the Ron Brown-Paul Tully Institute for Political Action
Oscar Ramirez, Principal, Podesta Group, DNC Member and First Vice Chair, Maryland Democratic Party
Mario Salazar, Coordinated Campaign Director at Democratic Party of Virginia, Former Operation Vote Director for Obama for America – Nevada
Nina Smith, Press Secretary for Governor Martin O’Malley, former publicist for TheRoot.com
Brandon Thompson, National Training Director, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
DATE/TIME: Monday, July 21
Pre-event networking: 5:30 PM, Program promptly starts at 6:15 PM
RSVP REQUIRED: Seating is limited, RSVP for free online