VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT: ROBIN LEEDSveteranfeminists2023-05-23T12:03:12-04:00
THE VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT
“I’m here to make good trouble. Just like John Lewis.”
Senior political strategist, organizer and advocate with more than 30 years of work in the government, labor, business and non-profit sectors. Spearheaded major initiatives during her time at the Clinton White House and played a crucial role in Senator John Kerry’s 2004 presidential campaign as the National Co-Chair of Women for Kerry. CEO of Winning Strategies, LLC, a public affairs and political consulting firm in Washington, DC. A Partner of Democracy Partners, a full-service consulting firm of some of the most seasoned, creative and effective political professionals in America. Appointed by President Biden to serve as a member of the President’s Advisory Committee on the Arts (PACA). Members of PACA are civic and cultural leaders who are selected by the President of the United States to serve as representatives in their own communities for the Kennedy Center. Robin’s focus is to work at the intersection of the arts and social impact.
Interviewed by Judy Waxman, Oral Historian, February 2023
Photo 1. With John Lewis. Photo 2. Kamala Harris, U.S. Vice President, Robin Leeds and Elizabeth Warren, U.S. Senator from Massachusetts.