Issue #20: Local creative, political, and fashionable women worth knowing

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Hello again, Capital Women readers and listeners! Tomorrow is a big day for Washington, D.C. because it's the June Primary. There are several voters guides out there, and Washington City Paper and Current Newspapers created a few definitely worth checking out. You can also learn more about Ward 6 Councilmember Candidate Lisa Hunter here. Once you're done researching (and soon voting!), be sure to listen to Capital Women's latest podcast episode with the founder of POPNOD, a marketing studio that champions women-led brands. For now, see all of the news and events you should know below.

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  • D.C.’s chef of the year is Amy Brandwein from Centrolina. [Eater DC]

  • Two women-owned boutiques in the area worth knowing (part two!) [DC Refined]

  • See which woman-owned food stalls you should be ordering from at Union Market. [Washington City Paper]

  • An interview with Lisa Hunter, candidate for Ward 6. [The Hill Is Home] [Be sure to also check out Capital Women’s podcast interview with Hunter!]

  • An interview with Eleanor Holmes Norton, candidate for D.C.’s U.S. Delegate to the House of Representatives. [The Hill Is Home]

  • Meet the amazing new women heading DCist. [DCist, part one and part two]

  • And meet the women of The Wing, D.C.’s women-only coworking space. [DC Refined]

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  • June 22: Learn more about the American woman suffrage movement in this walking tour.

  • June 22: Discuss the good parts, bad parts, and everything inbetween when it comes to sex in this female-focused group.

  • June 22: The Wing, Washington, D.C.’s female-only coworking space, presents a “feminist spin on Shabbat dinner.”

  • June 23: This “PowHERful” networking brunch will allow those who identify as women to meet like-minded individuals.

Michelle Goldchain contributed to this newsletter.