Brooke López

Founder, Lone Star Parity Project

United States

Brooke López seeks to bring gender parity to women in politics. Brooke recently founded Lone Star Parity Project, a nonpartisan publication dedicated to sharing research and stories from women and femmes in Texas politics with hopes to bring gender parity to the Lone Star state. She began her journey into politics and government at a young age by working with her state representative to draft a bill at age 15, founding a social welfare-based nonprofit at age 16, running for municipal public office at age 18, and serving on the Public Arts Advisory Board for her hometown. She graduated cum laude from the University of Texas at Dallas with a BSc in Public Affairs and currently attends the University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law.

 

She was selected as a Fellow for the first VV Engage Cohort.