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April 26, 2024: Women talk about leadership, politics, and the challenges and opportunities ahead

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(From top left to bottom right) Dr. Lisa Calderon, Norma Anderson, Rep. Brittany Pettersen, Bianka Emerson.

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Colorado ranks second in the nation for the number of women elected to the state legislature. But what does it mean for our state? A panel of women who are deeply entrenched in the world of Colorado politics joins us to provide some perspective: U.S. Rep. Brittany Pettersen, former state senator Norma Anderson, former Denver mayoral candidate and executive director of Women Uprising, Lisa Calderon, and the president of the Colorado Black Women for Political Action, Bianka Emerson.