Zandra Rice Hawkins is the founding Executive Director of Granite State Progress and Granite State Progress Education Fund, multi-issue progressive advocacy organizations using media outreach and organizing to engage citizens in issues of immediate state or local concern. Zandra developed her communications expertise with groups such as America Coming Together and New Hampshire for Health Care. As a national organizer for Corporate Accountability International, she mobilized faith communities to challenge corporate control of water and protect our fundamental human right to water. Zandra was named the Business and Professional Women of New Hampshire’s 2009 Young Careerist and currently serves on the board of directors. An alumnus of Gonzaga University (Go Zags!), she lives in Goffstown with her husband Brian and their emerging garden.
Netroots Nation participation
- Netroots Nation 2012