Join Democrats Abroad Germany for an evening in Munich with Liz Jaff, member of the transition team of the Democratic National Committee (DNC). Liz will be making a stop in Munich during her trip to Europe. Democrats Abroad and the Global Women’s Caucus are helping to organize a series of events, which feature Liz, that look more deeply into the subject of how to get more women involved in tech.
The Munich Chapter and Democrats Abroad Germany is thrilled to be a part of these events and to have Liz speak at a dinner the evening before our 9th Annual Oktoberfest celebration. Dinner will be at 6pm on Saturday, September 30th. Tickets are offered at 25€ and 80€ donations.
More information about Liz:
Liz Jaff is currently a member of the transition team of the DNC, which is responsible for “providing concrete suggestions and advice on building a Party that reaches into and represents every corner of America.” As a member of this team, she is working on putting together a new technology team within the DNC to help update democrats.org, and create the necessary online tools for activists and for those that want to be involved.
Liz was born in Atlanta, Georgia and grew up in Johannesburg, South Africa. She returned to the States in 2007 to work on the Obama campaign. Her first job in politics was working on the core organizing team for Obama in 2008 and in 2012, she was the Ohio Deputy GOTV Director. Between 2008 and 2012, she worked for the Obama administration, the Department of Commerce, and at USAID.
For two years, Liz worked on Capitol Hill and went on to run and win John Delaney’s re-election campaign for Maryland’s sixth Congressional district in 2014. After this successful campaign, she became the Head of Campaigns for the political crowdfunding start-up,Crowdpac Inc., which works at the crossroads of technology and politics, and encourages more state and local candidate to run for office. During her time at Crowdpac, she worked with over 200 small grassroots campaigns and 100 candidates to help them run for office, find new donors, engage new activists, and promote their stories.
Prior to joining the DNC transition team, Liz ran for Vice Chair in the most recent DNC elections. Despite the loss, she continues to be an important voice in the DNC and we are honored to be able to welcome her to Germany to speak to our members about what the tech world and Silicon Valley can bring to the sphere of Democratic progressive politics.
25€ - Nice dinner and socializing with Democratic Party Committee Abroad leadership, keynoted with address from Liz Jaff!
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