Rina  Shah Bharara Salma Hayek Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)
Elaine Chao Maria Teresa Kumar Patricia Arquette
Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) Supervisor Hilda Solis Cynthia Nixon
Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) Jennifer Garner Janet  Napolitano
Eleanor  Smeal Tarja Halonen Anushay  Hossain
Julie Gunlock Linda Chavez Jenifer Rajkumar
Geena Davis Jane Goodall Hilary Rosen
Senator Elizabeth Dole Joy-Anne Reid Cari Dominguez

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Marjorie Clifton


Marjorie Clifton is principle of Clifton Consulting LLC and Founder of Spike the Watercooler. Her individual clients include C-level executives of Fortune 100 companies, Members of Congress, presidential campaigns, faith leaders, and advocates.

Marjorie is also a published author, speaker, and media commentator. Her passion is expanding women’s leadership and inspiring political participation. As part of this work, she builds and leads global training programs in media, communications, leadership, advocacy, political activism, and organizing. Her projects have spanned five continents and nearly all fifty states.

Marjorie is co-founder of Community in Her Corner, a non-profit focused on professional development and local community building for female entrepreneurs. She is also an executive board member of Running Start and co-founder of their Next Step program, which trains young women in career development and politics. She is also a board member of American University’s Women in Politics Institute.

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