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Morra was founding Political Director for BlogHer, and has written The Harvard Business Review, The Huffington Post, The Wall St. Journal, The New York Times, and The Guardian. She covers events from the White House to the campaign trail in her role as a blogger on women, politics, and work. She has taught at the Yale Women's Campaign School, the Harvard Kennedy School, and at the World Economic Forum's Young Global Leaders forum at Harvard, as well as at the Johns Hopkins Graduate School of Communication. See where she's at now.
This year, at the 10th Annual BlogHer Conference, I felt what it is like to achieve a dream. I had the opportunity to stand up in front of 4,000 of my peers and share my world view, my learned experiences and thoughts on how women are perceived in politics and public life. And they listened. And clapped. Quite a nerdy dream but one of mine, nonetheless. I've reposted my speech below because I'm curious what people think about the concept of the "Box": a helpful trope in segmenting and reaching women in politics but limiting nonetheless. So here goes:
"In January, 2005, Lisa Stone rescued me on top of a Mayan pyramid in Oaxaca Mexico.