2020 Ready! Primary candidates & foreign policy
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About The Event
"We decide: Democratic Candidates' Foreign Policy Priorities"
Presentation by Vera Zakem on the foreign policy priorities of Democratic Presidential candidates and on election security
Vera Zakem is an accomplished leader in foreign affairs and security policy, having spent much of her career working with senior leaders across industry, research, and academia, and advising members of Congress and global leaders on disinformation, influence, election security, and U.S. foreign policy towards Russia and the Middle East. Prior to advising organizations on these topics, Vera led research and strategy at Twitter, to serve customers and inform the public conversation; and has spent 15 years leading research, policy engagement, and advocacy in Washington, DC. She served on policy committees for both Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton's Presidential Campaigns, is a Term Member at the Council on Foreign Relations, and a Young Leader of the Swiss-American Foundation. Originally immigrated from the former Soviet Union as a political refugee, Vera and her family reside in Walnut Creek, CA. Her lifelong passion is giving back to the community that has given many opportunities to her and her family.
In addition to this presentation, we will have the opportunity to hear from candidates for the Democratic Party of Contra Costa County's Central Committee.