where are the OFA women?
Last week I posted a series of tweets about an article in Rolling Stone spotlighting the 10 "Real Heroes" (the magazine's words, not mine) of the Obama campaign. Of those 10, only 1 was a woman. Writer Tim Dickinson responded at the tail end. #changetheratio #praise
- — Mari Huertas (@marihuertas)Sun, Dec 09 2012 09:18:46
- — Mari Huertas (@marihuertas)Sun, Dec 09 2012 09:23:53The campaign is done, and I've been off-boarded for weeks. But it's enormously frustrating to see women not equally recognized for our work.
- — Mari Huertas (@marihuertas)Sun, Dec 09 2012 09:31:52
- — Mari Huertas (@marihuertas)Sun, Dec 09 2012 09:57:03We need to #praise the women doing the work because when they are seen publicly as contributors, more women will want to join their ranks.
- — Mari Huertas (@marihuertas)Sun, Dec 09 2012 09:57:54More women will see what's possible in their fields. And we need more women in those fields (campaigns, technology), period. #changetheratio
- — Mari Huertas (@marihuertas)Mon, Dec 10 2012 15:17:27@7im Thx for query. Jen O'Malley Dillon. Julianna Smoot. Ann Marie Habershaw. Carol Davidsen. Brady Kriss. Nikki Giancola. Amelia Showalter.
- — Mari Huertas (@marihuertas)Mon, Dec 10 2012 16:04:26@7im Carol Davidsen: Director of Integration and Media Targeting at Obama for America. Brady Kriss: Director of Dashboard Support.
- — Mari Huertas (@marihuertas)Tue, Dec 11 2012 11:47:25@7im Circling back + expanding, thoughtfully: Kelly McGuire, Deputy CFO & Director of Financial Operations. Laura Olin, Outbound Director.
- — Mari Huertas (@marihuertas)Tue, Dec 11 2012 11:53:12@7im And Meaghan Burdick, Marketing + Merch Director. Final, most important note: The "real heroes" of the campaign were the volunteers.
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- Mari HuertasAnd finally, as I have noted before, the true heroes were the volunteers, our families, and our friends: http://wp.me/p1USPO-7w #praise2012-12-19T02:59:21.276Z