North Texas YDs – Come meet YDA VP Atima Omara-Alwala who is running for YDA President at the 2013 YDA Convention. Find out what Young Democrats of America is all about and Atima’s vision for YDA moving forward.
Join us on Sunday, July 7 at 11:30am at Cafe Brazil (Bishop Arts), 611 N Bishop Ave, Dallas, Texas 75208.
A little about Atima:
Atima Omara-Alwala of Virginia was elected to the position of Vice President at the Young Democrats of America’s (YDA) 2011 biennial convention in Louisville, Kentucky.
Atima, has been an active member of YDA for the last seven years. She previously served as Director of the Mid-Atlantic Region for the last two years and before that served three years as the Chair of YDA’s Women’s Caucus. Atima has also served in state and local leadership within the Young Democrats, including state women’s caucus chair and national committeewoman in the Virginia Young Democrats.
A graduate of the University of Virginia, Atima has spent her time in politics and public service for the last eight years, working for 4 Congressional races, 2 state legislative races, for the unions and other progressive organizations. Currently, she is a graduate student at George Mason University pursuing a masters in public administration and works for a national disability rights group.
Atima, and her fiance Clay, live in Arlington, Virginia.