"Beyond AU" Speaker Series: Julie M. Greene SPA/BA '02


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Are you interested in political campaigns and leadership? Join the Black Alumni Alliance and the Black Professional Association on Wednesday, October 23 to welcome Julie M. Greene, SPA/BA '02 Deputy Political Director for the AFL-CIO Political Department. Ms. Greene graduated with a C.L.E.G. degree from the School of Public Affairs in 2002.  Ms. Green will discuss her career in political campaigns and provide tips on breaking into this field.

As Deputy Director, Ms.  Greene works with leaders and staff to develop, execute and align programs across multiple departments, campaigns and affiliates, including Working America, nonpartisan voter registration, voter mobilization, member organizing, and political community organizing.  She is also responsible for coordinating the AFL-CIO’s voter rights program which includes both voter registration and protection.   Prior to her appointment as Deputy Director, Greene served as the AFL-CIO’s Campaign Operations Analyst coordinating all political communication on behalf of the Federation.  In that capacity she was responsible for the full scope of national and local level political outreach to the AFL-CIO’s 12 million members, including running the largest political communications campaign in support of the Senator Obama for President 2008 outside of Obama for America.   Julie is a founder of The Next Step, a non-profit bipartisan professional development program focused on the professional development of the next generation of young female political leaders.  She was recognized as one of Campaigns & Elections Politics’ Magazines’ “Rising Stars” of 2009 for overall management and work done on behalf of the AFL-CIO’s member contact program during the 2008 presidential cycle. In 2012, she was awarded the Women’s Information Network “Young Woman of Achievement” award in the category of Labor and Community Organizing.  A native of Cleveland, OH, Julie is an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated and served as President of the Lambda Zeta chapter as an AU undergraduate.


Date
Date: 10/23/2013
Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

  Location
Anderson Conference Room
American University
4400 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20016

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  Contact Information
Isaac Thweatt
Director of Alumni Outreach
202-885-5900
thweatt@american.edu

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