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Madam Vice President: How the Election of Kamala Harris Changes – and Doesn’t Change – the State of Race in America, and Why the Push for Diversity and Representation Across all Levels is Still Crucially Needed

Published: 03/08/2021

 Daniella Gibbs Léger, executive vice president for Communications and Strategy at American Progress.

Daniella Gibbs Léger, executive vice president for Communications and Strategy at American Progress.

Daniella Gibbs Léger, executive vice president for Communications and Strategy at American Progress, will analyze the implications of the election of Vice President Kamala Harris. Léger has written for Essence, thegriot.com, and Huffington Post and has served as a special assistant to the president and director of message events in the Obama administration.  Her talk will take place Wednesday, March 10 at 7 p.m.

This event is part of the lecture series Racial Justice: Be the Change organized by the College of Humanities, Education, and Social Sciences.  It is also co-sponsored by the Honors program and the School of Public Service and Global Affairs.  Please register here in advance if you would like to attend: https://www.gannonalumni.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1492884&group=.