Join editor Molly Dillon and contributors from her new anthology, Yes She Can: 10 Stories of Hope & Change from Young Female Staffer of the Obama White House. This title for young women by young women features stories from 10 inspiring young staffers who joined Mr. Obama's administration in their 20s with the hope of making a difference. Contributors on hand to discuss their work include:
- Molly Dillon
- Andrea Flores
- Eleanor Celeste
- Nita Contreras
- Taylor Lustig
- Jenna Brayton
- Molly Dillon, a native of Highland Park, served in the White House from 2013 to 2017 in the Domestic Policy Council's Office of Urban Affairs, Justice and Opportunity. This event is free and open to the public.
The moderatorfor this event will be Molly's brother, Dr. Josh Dillon! The Highland Park native is one of the co-founders of Cards Against Humanity, in addition to being a PhD in astrophsyics and a Berkeley Center for Cosmological Physics Post Doctor Fellow at the University of California Berkley.
"Young women can run the world. These are the stories of those who did..." @hillaryclinton
"An excellent guide to the how and why of a life of public service." --Amy Poehler