OETA aired a story about the Institute’s I Educate and Empower Women project. Two functions of the IEEW project are designed to teach and engage Oklahoma City women business owners (WBO) and entrepreneurial high school students in public policy, as well as mentorship with Oklahoma state legislators.
The story airs Sunday, May 8th, at 3pm on OETA.
Be sure to tune in!
•“Take Your Constituent to Work Day”-Match each WBO/student pair with a state legislator and shadow her at the state Capitol for a day.
•“Take Your Legislator to Work Day”-Legislator and student visit WBO’s company, with introduction to staff and community, key issues highlighted.
* Students are selected from the Advanced Science and Technology Education Charter (ASTEC) High School
Past legislative participants include:
Rep. Ann Coody (R-Lawton)
Rep. Lee Denney (R-Cushing)
Sen. Mary Easley (D-Tulsa)
Sen. Judy Eason McIntyre (D-Tulsa)
Rep. Rebecca Hamilton (D-Oklahoma City)
Sen. Constance Johnson (D-Oklahoma City)
Rep. Sally Kern (R-Oklahoma City)
Sen. Debbe Leftwich (D-Tulsa)
Rep. Jeannie McDaniel (D-Tulsa)
Rep. Skye McNeil (R-Bristow)
Rep. Leslie Osborn (R-Tuttle)
Sen. Susan Paddack (D-Ada)
Rep. Pam Peterson (R-Tulsa)
Rep. Anastasia Pittman (D-Oklahoma City)
Rep. Sue Tibbs (R-Tulsa)