Keynote: Your Vote Matters - Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney
Congresswoman Carolyn B Maloney, U.S. Representative for New York's 12th congressional district and the Chairwoman of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, is a woman whose career has been a series of firsts!
1st woman to represent New York’s 12th Congressional District
1st woman to represent New York City’s 7th Councilmanic district (where she was the first woman to give birth while in office)
1st woman to Chair the Joint Economic Committee, a House and Senate panel that examines and addresses the nation’s most pressing economic issues. Only 18 women in history have chaired Congressional committees.
Maloney is the author of Rumors of our Progress Have Been Greatly Exaggerated: Why Women’s Lives Aren’t Getting any Easier and how we can Make Real Progress for Ourselves and Our Daughters, which has been used as a textbook in women’s studies course