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Yes They Did: A Night With the Women Behind "Yes She Can"

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Chicago Network members are invited to an exclusive discussion with two former Obama staffers and authors of the new book Yes She Can. Molly Dillon and Taylor Lustig will lead a discussion about young women in the workplace. Taylor and Molly's own experiences as young women in a male-dominated, power-rich environment translates to each of us, no matter where we work. These warm, funny, smart, and relatable speakers will leave you saying, β€œYes, I can!”

YES SHE CAN is an intimate look at Obama's presidency through the eyes of some of the completely relatable young women who were there. Full of wisdom they wish they could impart to their younger selves and a message about the need for more girls in government, these recollections are about stepping out into the spotlight and up to the challenge - something every girl can do.

If you want to buy/read the book before the event, the publisher is giving JWI a special discount: (Allow 4 to 7 business days for shipping.)

This event is free and for members only.

Taylor Lustig is the manager of government and external affairs at PepsiCo. She was formerly a policy advisor for the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, part of the Domestic Policy Council under the Obama Administration.


Molly Dillon is the community curator and manager of programming at Virgin Unite. Previously she served as a senior policy advisor for the New York State Office of the Governor. She was a policy advisor and special assistant for urban affairs, justice & opportunity, part of the Domestic Policy Council under the Obama Administration.