Phyllis Schlafly Former Rep. Mary  Bono (R-CA) Rep. Jan  Schakowsky (D-IL)
Geena Davis Eleanor Sen. Barbara  Boxer (D-CA)
Darlene Kennedy Kathleen Turner Melanne Verveer
Danielle Moodie-Mills Hadley Heath Shelby Knox
Melinda Gates Senator Elizabeth Dole Cheri Jacobus
Dr. Maya Angelou Marlene Trestman Maria Teresa Kumar
Jenifer Rajkumar Carly Fiorina Angelina Jolie
Michelle Bachelet Jennifer Higgins Gloria Steinem

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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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