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Congresswoman Val Demings Launches Women’s Advisory Council with Central Florida Business Leaders

March 31, 2017
Press Release

ORLANDO, Fl.—Congresswoman Val Demings, Florida’s 10th Congressional district, launched a Women’s Advisory Council in Orlando on Friday. The Congresswoman held a roundtable discussion with a group of eight women who are local business leaders from diverse industries and will provide her with input on how federal programs can be improved to improve opportunities and outcomes for women and girls in Central Florida. 


“This group of women is uniquely qualified, and comes from a variety of diverse backgrounds. I am grateful they will be a part of the Women’s Advisory Council and look forward to taking their expertise and knowledge with me to Washington,” said Congresswoman Val Demings.


This will be the first in an on-going series of meetings between Congresswoman Demings and the Women’s Advisory Council.  Congresswoman Demings also plans to establish several additional working groups in Congressional District 10 in the coming weeks and months.


“We need more women at the table, involved in high-level decision making and providing input on legislation that effects women in all areas of their lives, from healthcare to equal pay,” said Congresswoman Val Demings.


The inaugural group of women who will make up the Women’s Advisory Council:

•           Helene Abrams, CEO, Eprentise

•           Vernice Atkins-Bradley, President/CEO, Votum Construction

•           Sara Brady, Owner, Sara Brady Public Relations

•           Stina D’Uva, President/CEO, West Orange Chamber of Commerce

•           Andrea Eliscu, President, Medical Marketing, Inc.

•           Linda Landman Gonzalez, Vice President of Philanthropy & Multicultural Insights; President, Orlando Magic Youth Foundation

•           Dr. Musarrat Moon, Moon Family Practice / Orlando Health

•           Valerie Mundy, Owner, Global One Networks