A’shanti Gholar, Chair
A’shanti F. Gholar is the founder of The Brown Girls Guide to Politics, a media platform she created to uplift the underrepresented voices of womxn of color in politics. A’shanti also serves as the president of Emerge, the only organization dedicated to recruiting and training Democratic women to run for office. For over 15 years, A’shanti has been a grassroots organizer and activist for women, communities of color and progressive causes. A’shanti was named by She The People as one of the women of color who would play an impactful role in the 2020 elections and beyond. She was featured as a political influencer in Roll Call magazine, named a top woman of color in policy by Walker’s Legacy, and was awarded the “Changemaker” award by African American Women in Business Careers.