Orlando, FL — Democratic candidate for Florida House District 47 Anna V. Eskamani has earned the endorsement of Florida National Organization for Women.
“Florida NOW is thrilled to endorse Anna Eskamani for the Florida House District 47. Anna’s drive, talent, and passion shines in every endeavor she undertakes. Florida NOW and Planned Parenthood have formed a cohesive team, in large part due to Anna’s commitment to ensuring all Floridians have full access to reproductive health care. She will be a positive addition to the legislature,” said Terry Sanders, President-Florida NOW.
Anna is known across the state and nation as an advocate for women’s rights. Whether it be equal work for equal pay, prevention of violence against women, or the efficacy of girls, Anna has played a leading part in advocating for women and girls, while holding politicians accountable to that standard. In fact, Anna has been one of the only Democrats holding members of her own party accountable to cases of sexual misconduct and harassment.
“I am honored to have the support of Florida NOW as it speaks to my life’s work of empowering women and girls,” said Anna. “There is a culture of abuse that infests Tallahassee, not just in agenda-setting for policymaking, but also in the treatment of female interns, legislative staff, and lobbyists. I am committed to pushing forward policies that prioritize the health, safety and success of women, and I remain laser-focused on holding government accountable, ensuring that all women — including those who work in the Capitol — can live a life free from harassment and assault.”
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More About Anna
Anna V. Eskamani is lifelong Orlando Native and daughter of immigrant parents who has worked relentlessly her entire life to protect all members of our community through effective advocacy, bold leadership, and strategic management. A community organizer with a proven track record in building consensus while fighting unapologetically for progressive values, Anna currently serves as the Senior Director of Public Affairs and Communications for Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida.* She manages a team across 22 counties and is known in the legislature and across the nation as an advocate for women’s health and equality. Anna is also a PhD student in Public Affairs at the University of Central Florida and serves as an Adjunct Professor teaching Intro to Women’s Studies. Tough, authentic and unafraid, Anna is a progressive who has proven herself as a leader who works hard, delivers results, and gets things done. She has also been featured on the cover of Time magazine.
*Provided for biographical purposes only