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Ann Beeson

Executive director of the Center for Public Policy Priorities


Ann Beeson joined the Center for Public Policy Priorities as Executive Director in 2013. A renowned social justice lawyer, Beeson was previously executive director of U.S. Programs at the Open Society Foundations, where she promoted human rights and justice nationwide. A proud Texan, she has embraced a wide range of innovative strategies to advance social change.

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Why the gender gap in Texas politics matters

The lack of female politicians in Texas isn’t just a symbolic problem. Female legislators from both parties are more likely to prioritize issues important to women and families, and that’s vital in a state where so many of them are struggling.