Announcing the Emerge Oregon Class of 2017!

Next month we begin our education and training program – the official start of our annual investment in future women leaders in Oregon.

It follows a year of unprecedented demand for our program. 110 women started the application process, 62 were interviewed and because the decision was so tough and the women so inspiring, we’ve decided to run two programs in 2017.

The 25 women listed below are those we have accepted into our full program as the Class of 2017 – and we invite you to meet them next month!

Come April, we’ll announce another group of women we have invited to participate in our first-ever boot camp, a condensed version of our full program that will set these women on the right path toward elected office.

Between the two trainings, our goal is to add 45 Emerge women to the political pipeline.

So join us on Friday, January 27th, the evening before the first training, to toast the Emerge Oregon Class of 2017. 

Friday, January 27th
5:30pm – 7:30pm
The Cleaners at the Ace Hotel
403 SW 10th Avenue (corner of SW Stark Ave)

Let’s show these women we support them, we value their commitment to serve and recognize the courage it takes to put oneself forward in the public sphere.

We hope to see you there!



Jillian Schoene, Executive Director

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