Join us in a discussion with Congresswoman Plaskett who will also be the keynote as the culmination of the 2021 JSA Young Women's Leadership Institute! She will be speaking about why women can and should be leaders in our society.
About the Speaker:
Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett represents the United States Virgin Islands’ at-large Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives. She is currently serving her fourth term in Congress. For the 117th Congress, the members of the House Steering and Policy Committee unanimously appointed Congresswoman Plaskett to serve on the House Committee on Ways and Means, the oldest and one of the most exclusive committees in Congress. In true historic fashion, Congresswoman Plaskett is the first Member from a U.S. territory and the fourth African-American woman to serve on this committee. She is also a new member of the House Committee on Budget, a member of the Congressional Black Caucus, House Blockchain Caucus, and the New Democrat Coalition where she is a co-chair of the Infrastructure Taskforce and the at-large Leadership Member. Congresswoman Plaskett also co-chairs the Congressional Caribbean Caucus.