This is what Carmen wants

by Carmen Van Kerckhove

Just wanted to share with you some videos from that event This Is What Women Want that I participated in earlier this week.

We were each asked to describe what it is we want from the next president, or to describe the kind of world we want to live in. Here’s my piece:

You can watch all the videos here, but I wanted to include a couple of my favorite moments.

Maegan “la Mamita Mala” Ortiz spoke about why voting is just one tool in our political arsenal. As Rachel Zoe would say, Maegan totally shut it down. It was bananas. :)

I also loved when Kety Esquivel spoke about wanting true visionary leadership – the kind that inspires us to become great ourselves:

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