Co-President Diana Wells Wins Running Start Award

Diana Wells

Ashoka Co-President Diana Wells was celebrated as one of 10 winners of the first annual Women to Watch Award by Running Start, a Washington, DC-based organization that empowers young women to be political leaders. The award honors ten of the most impressive young women leaders in the country and the seven youngest women in Congress.

“Running Start is working to change the mindset of young women and girls so that they understand the importance of being engaged in politics. We are spreading the message that young women can, and indeed must, be a part of the leadership of this country,” said Susannah Shakow, President of Running Start.

This article was originally published on May 9, 2016
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