The Traphagen Alumni Speakers Series presents:
Governor Gina Raimondo (RI) speaking on the systemic and cultural barriers to voting in the US and the important role college students can play in stopping these encroachments on the right to vote.
Gina Raimondo is the first female governor of Rhode Island. pursued many professional endeavours both in the private and public sectors prior to being elected in 2015. Following her graduation for Yale Law School in 1998, Governor Raimondo began clerking under federal judge Kimba Woods. Next, she worked as a Senior Vice President at Village Ventures in Manhattan before founding her own venture capital firm, Point Judith Capita, in 2000. Gina was first elected to public office in 2010, serving as the General Treasurer of Rhode Island. In November 2014, Gina Raimondo was elected to be the first female governor of Rhode Island.
This event is co-sponsored by The Traphagen Alumni Speakers Series and Every Vote Counts, a student-led, nonpartisan organization dedicated to addressing voter suppression and civic engagement.