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Alexandria Mayor Allison Silberberg to speak during NOVA-Alexandria Elect Her training program


Northern Virginia Community College’s Alexandria Campus will host Elect Her, the College-wide training program encouraging women students to run for student government and to consider a future in politics. The program is an effort to diminish the political leadership gender gap for women.

Elect Her, also referred to as NOVA Women Win!, is a collaboration with the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Running Start and the NOVA-Alexandria Women’s Center. This year, speakers include Alexandria Mayor Allison Silberberg and Ignacia S. Moreno, former Assistant Attorney General for the U.S. Department of Justice Environment and Natural Resources Division.


The Elect Her training program will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26 at NOVA-Alexandria, 5000 Dawes Avenue, Alexandria, VA, Bisdorf Building Room 158. 


Seating for this event is limited to 50 students. Contact Pat Gordon at pgordon@nvcc.edu for information about registration and availability.


Media Contact: Raytevia Evans | 703.425.5839 | revans@nvcc.edu



Northern Virginia Community College is the largest institution of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia and one of America's largest community colleges. NOVA enrolls more than 75,000 students at its six campuses in Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, Springfield and Woodbridge, and through NOVA Online. For more information about NOVA and its programs or services, call 703-323-3000 or visit the College's Web site, www.nvcc.edu.