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Patricia Arquette Joy-Anne Reid Clara Del Villar
Margaret Hoover LeeAnne Walters Jennifer Rubin
Rebecca  Traister Nicolle Wallace Gretchen Hamel
Lizz  Winstead Mandy Moore Patricia Sosa
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) Julie Gunlock Debra Carnahan
Christine Kim Salma Hayek Amanda Terkel
Manal Omar Ritu  Sharma Cokie  Roberts

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Maria Teresa Kumar


Named by Hispanic Magazine as among the top Latinas in Government and Politics, Maria Teresa Kumar is the founding Executive Director of Voto Latino, a youth organization targeting acculturated Latinos in civic participation. Under Maria Teresa's leadership, Voto Latino launched the first national mobile texting campaign to register voters in 2006, received various marketing awards for its unique programs including a Webby Award nomination, created the Celebrity Coalition chaired by actor Rosario Dawson, and established media partnerships that include MySpace, iTunes Latino and MTV. During the 2008 presidential elections, Voto Latino’s work concentrated in five battle ground states. It witnessed a 5% increase in Latino voter participation in those states above the national average.

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