Speaker - Susan Markham

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Susan Markham serves as NDI's director of women's political participation supporting the aspirations of women around the world to be equal and active partners in shaping and leading democratic societies.

Previously, Markham worked at EMILY's List where she managed its Campaign Corps program and later the Political Opportunity Program (POP) supporting women candidates running for state and local office. Ms. Markham started her political career as a fundraiser. Since that time she has served as the finance director for the Ohio Democratic Party, executive director of Participation 2000 and campaign manager for four statewide campaigns. She also acted as director of Senate services at the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee.

She has a B.A. in political science and international studies from the Ohio State University and a master's degree in public policy and women's studies from George Washington University.

1 Program

Politics, Technology, Gender and Change

11.20.13 | 00:50:28 min | 0 comments