#GoodRead | Helping women find their political feet: Equal Voice

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"Helping women find their political feet: Equal Voice launches push to recruit women for Edmonton council race":

It took an off-hand remark over coffee to get Brandy Burdeniuk to run for council.

A city employee said her knowledge of green energy, public speaking and listening skills would be a great asset.

That seemed to give her permission to dream, said Burdeniuk, who filed her papers to run in Ward 11. “The power of permission is funny. … It’s not until someone else recognizes something that you have the opportunity to reflect and envision yourself in a role of leadership.”

Read Elise Stolte's full article at the Edmonton Journal here…