Speaker Profile

Samantha Gladu

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Executive Director
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Samantha (she/her) is a queer white woman who believes in addressing power inequities by building representative and progressive anti-racist leadership. With a degree in community development and a background in organizational development, Samantha has worked on issues globally at the United Nations, regionally as board vice president for the Northwest Abortion Access Fund, statewide and locally on campaigns, and in both chambers of the legislature. When she’s not working to make the world a better place, Samantha is playing bass in her feminist punk bands or obsessing over how cute her dog, Pierre, is.


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