Women & Politics presents:

Todays’ show is part two with guest Atima Omara, President & Chief Strategist of Omara Strategy Group which provides strategic consulting to candidates and organizations centering women and people of color in their work. She works on ensuring clients create winning political campaigns and build stronger advocacy organizations

Atima Omara is working towards a more reflective and representative democracy through progressive political strategy, leadership, and grassroots advocacy. Named to Ebony Magazine’s “Power 100” and Jet Magazine’s “40 Under 40” lists. An engaging speaker, Atima has provided political commentary on CNN, MSNBC, PBS, and regularly presents at conferences.  She’s written for the American Prospect, Politico, EbonyThe Lily, and has been quoted in The Washington Post, The Atlantic, TIME, among others.

Since 2003, Atima has worked for a Virginia Governor, multiple Democratic candidates, labor, progressive organizations, and trained activists and candidates across the country. She is an expert in electoral campaigns, especially turning out hard to reach voters, issue advocacy and fundraising.

Atima earned her BA from the University of Virginia and her MPA from George Mason University. She lives in Northern Virginia.

You can follow Atima on Twitter at @atima_omara

Follow our host and producer at @sherishannon27 and @carololson

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    Women & Politics    March 25th, 2021

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Women & Politics presents:

Todays’ show we have guest Atima Omara, President & Chief Strategist of Omara Strategy Group which provides strategic consulting to candidates and organizations centering women and people of color in their work. She works on ensuring clients create winning political campaigns and build stronger advocacy organizations

Atima Omara is working towards a more reflective and representative democracy through progressive political strategy, leadership, and grassroots advocacy. Named to Ebony Magazine’s “Power 100” and Jet Magazine’s “40 Under 40” lists. An engaging speaker, Atima has provided political commentary on CNN, MSNBC, PBS, and regularly presents at conferences.  She’s written for the American Prospect, Politico, EbonyThe Lily, and has been quoted in The Washington Post, The Atlantic, TIME, among others.

Since 2003, Atima has worked for a Virginia Governor, multiple Democratic candidates, labor, progressive organizations, and trained activists and candidates across the country. She is an expert in electoral campaigns, especially turning out hard to reach voters, issue advocacy and fundraising.

Atima earned her BA from the University of Virginia and her MPA from George Mason University. She lives in Northern Virginia.

You can follow Atima on Twitter at @atima_omara

Follow our host and producer at @sherishannon27 and @carololson

Follow our show on our social media on twitter, facebook, and our blog – look for  womenpoliticsva

    Women & Politics    March 11th, 2021

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Women & Politics presents:

Today is the first part of a conversation between Women & Politics team and RVA Dirt team. Sheri, Carol, Melissa and Fran discuss how dirty politics gets locally and nationally. Today we focus on local election shenanigans. Tune in next week for part two of our post-election blues.

Follow RVA Dirt at: @RVAdirt   @BusyBeeRVA   @LipstickNLegos

Follow Women & Politics at: @womenpoliticsva   @sherishannon27  @carololson

    Women & Politics    November 5th, 2020

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Women & Politics presents:

Sheri Shannon guest hosts today for a panel presentation by local to state candidates for office. This is the first in a series of roundtable discussions bringing women leaders together from hyperlocal to statewide to discuss issues important both locally and nationally. Today’s panel brings together: Jennifer Carroll Foy – candidate for governor, Elaine Summerfield – candidate for city council, Deanna Fierro – candidate for school board, and Stephanie Rizzi, candidate for school board. They discuss the state of education in Virginia, the impact of COVID and the rights of women.

Follow the candidates online at: @JCarrollFoy, #ElaineRVA3rd, @DeannaFierroRVA, @Rizzi4RPS

Follow Sheri at @SheriShannon27  and  Carol at @carololson

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    Women & Politics    September 24th, 2020

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Women & Politics presents:

On Today’s Women and Politics, Senator Jennifer McClellan, candidate for Governor, joins Carol to talk about how she sees her role in steering Virginia through it’s evolution to be a more equitable Commonwealth for all Virginians.

Follow her campaign on twitter at @JennMcClellanVA and jennifermcclellan.com

 

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    Women & Politics    August 6th, 2020

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Women & Politics presents:

On Today’s Women and Politics, Senator Amanda Chase, candidate for Governor, joins Carol to talk about she got involved in politics, the lack of women in the Republican party, and how she is supporting controversial issues.  She is on twitter at @AmandaChaseVA and ChaseforSenate

Follow Carol at @carololson and @womenpoliticsva

    Women & Politics    July 30th, 2020

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Women & Politics presents:

On today’s Women and Politics, Candidate Vangie Williams sits down with host Carol Olson to talk about running for office, racism and other barriers for Black women, and her campaign focus for her community.

 

    Women & Politics    June 4th, 2020

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Women and Politics with guest Zainab Mohsini presents:

On today’s show, Zainab Mohsini joins host Carol Olson to talk about her running for office, how Women of Color are fairing in politics, and her platform for change.

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    May 21st, 2020

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Time Again Radio Show presents:

Tonight we explore the many conduits and aspects of Virginia’s own stamp on American Vernacular Music. Tune into tonight’s show to find out about some the many. many hidden gems our great state has to offer.

    Time Again Radio Show    July 25th, 2017

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