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Elizabeth Dole Women in Leadership Lecture: Rep. Sharice Davids

October 27, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The institute is pleased to welcome U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids for the 2019 Elizabeth Dole Women in Leadership Lecture. Rep. Davids serves Kansas’ third legislative district and was sworn into the 116th Congress in January 2019. A graduate of Johnson County Community College, the University of Missouri at Kansas City and Cornell Law School, she serves on the Transportation and Infrastructure and Small Business Committees. She is one of the first two Native American women to serve in Congress, joining Rep. Deb Haaland of New Mexico. Rep. Davids’ career has focused on economic and community development and included time as a White House Fellow.

The Elizabeth Dole Women in Leadership Lecture features women who break barriers, make significant contributions to their fields and reach positions of leadership. Launched in 2017, it features guest speakers are leaders who exemplify perseverance, motivation, innovative thinking and the ability to overcome challenges. The signature series is named for former U.S. Senator Elizabeth Dole, in honor of her long career in public service.

Building Hours: The Dole Institute will be open from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM on the 27th. Doors will re-open for this event at 3:15 PM.

Accessibility: Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend University of Kansas sponsored events. If you require a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this event, please contact the Dole Institute of Politics at least four business days prior to the event date by calling (785) 864-4900 or emailing To learn more about accessible offerings at the institute, please click here.

Parking: The Dole Institute is located in KU’s West District, just west of the Lied Center of Kansas. Plentiful free parking is available in the adjoining lot. No permit is required.

Video: A free live stream of this event will be available through the institute’s YouTube channel. Following the conclusion of the program, the event will be archived to YouTube. If any technical issues occur, the video will be re-uploaded within two to three business days.


October 27, 2019
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm


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