ABOUT ASK HER
Ask Her is committed to increasing the number of women running for Calgary City Council in the 2017 election by asking 20 women to run. Ask Her is committed to supporting female candidates and volunteers with funding and capacity building.
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Ask Her Team Members
Kara LevisBoard Member
Kara Levis is an in-house commercial lawyer with a Canadian infrastructure company, and a mother of three little girls. Kara and her spouse Rob have made their home in Calgary since 2007. Kara has volunteered with a number of community organizations, including the United Way of Calgary and the Association of Women Lawyers. During the 2015 federal election, Kara co-chaired the election campaign for Nirmala Naidoo in Calgary Rocky Ridge. Kara spends much of her spare time engaging women in politics at all levels of government. She was recently elected as President of the National Women's Liberal Commission, the women's engagement arm of the Liberal Party of Canada.
Sarah Elder-ChamanaraBoard Member
Sarah is the founder of Tall Poppies PR and creator of the lifestyle blog She Stole My Style. Sarah worked as a political aide in the British Columbia Legislature for nearly six years where she honed her political instincts. She has a degree in Justice Studies from Royal Roads University. Sarah is committed to seeing great people get elected. She lives in Calgary with her mining engineer husband, Ali, and dog, Lola.
Lindsay AmanteaInterim President
Lindsay is a student-at-law at a legal start up in Calgary. With over a decade of experience in politics and campaigning at all levels of government, Lindsay is committed to increasing the number of women candidates, campaigners and elected officials.
Nagwan Al-GuneidBoard Member
Pronounced Najwan, Nagwan is a professional with a Master’s of Science in Sustainable Energy Development and more than ten years of Canadian and international experience in stakeholder relations, strategic communications and community investment within multinational organizations. Her research focuses on Addressing Climate Change through Collaboration between the Public and Private Sectors. Najwan has volunteered in different places including the Calgary Catholic Immigration Centre. She currently sits on the City of Calgary BiodiverCity Advisory Committee.