Women Running for Office

On October 16, 2018, Sarah Lawrence's Difference in Dialogue event series kicked off with Women Running for Office, a moderated panel discussion featuring women leaders exploring the importance of civic engagement locally and beyond.


  • Andrea Stewart-Cousins, New York State Senator; Democratic Conference Leader (D, IP, WF) 35th Senate District
  • Shelley Mayer, New York State Senator, Ranking Democratic Member on the Education Committee (D) 37th Senate District
  • Mary Marvin, Mayor of Bronxville, New York
  • Sheila Marcotte, Westchester County Board of Elections
  • Carmen Gomez-Goldberg, First Vice President for 100 Hispanic Women, Westchester Chapter

Moderated by Katie Hood, CEO of the One Love Foundation and visiting lecturer at the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University