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Pipers Appointed to Governor's Young Women’s Initiative Executive Council and Cabinet

Hamline alumna Monica Meyer, Executive Director of OutFront Minnesota (Class of '91) has been appointmented to the Governor's Executive Council for the Young Women’s Initiative and the Aaisha Abdullahi (Class of  '20) has been appointed to the Young Women’s Cabinet.

Alumnae Raie Gessesse '20 and Mariana Cervantes '20 and students Calonna Carlise and Evelyn Humphrey were named to the Minnesota Young Women's Cabinet in 2019.

According to the January 27 press release from Governor Walz's office, "Both bodies of leadership are part of the Young Women’s Initiative of Minnesota, a public-private systems change partnership with the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota to achieve equity in opportunities and improve the lives of young Black, Indigenous, and women of color. The Executive Council includes leaders from business, academic, non-profit, and government sectors. The Cabinet is composed of young leaders from communities across the state that experience some of the greatest disparities in opportunities and outcomes. Appointments are effective through January 2, 2023."