On November 26, Vision 2020 Maryland Delegate Kate Campbell Stevenson, spoke on “Trailblazing Women, Past and Present.” at The Clearinghouse on Women’s Issues held in Washington, DC. The Clearinghouse on Women’s Issues (CWI) is a Vision 2020 National Ally that presents expert speakers on current topics which impact the lives of women, particularly public policies that affect women economically, educationally, medically and legally. They also cooperate and exchange information with other organizations that work to improve the status of women, nationally and internationally.
Campbell Stevenson shared why and how she uses the transformational power of the arts to promote women’s history and women’s leadership. Her one-woman show, Forging Frontiers: Women Leaders in STEM is Campbell Stevenson’s Vision 2020 Maryland State Initiative and features Marine Biologist, Rachel Carson and Arctic explorer, Louise A.Boyd along with contemporary STEM leaders.
She also recognized Visionary Delegate Carmen Delgado Votaw for her most recent honor being selected as the The National Women’s History Project’s 2014 Honoree as a Woman of Character, Courage and Commitment. Delgado Votaw joined Campbell Stevenson in sharing more information about Vision 2020 goals, initiatives and partnerships and also introduced Carolyn Cook, founder of United for Equality, LLC as a new Vision 2020 Delegate from Washington, D.C.