46. Parent Empowerment with ‘The Education Lady’, Virginia Walden Ford Part 1

Virginia Walden Ford is one of America’s leading advocates for parent empowerment. As a student, a mother, an advocate, and a grandmother, Virginia has spent her lifetime fighting to create new educational opportunities for children and families.

Fueled by her passion for educational opportunity, Virginia Walden Ford has inspired families, filmmakers, and lawmakers to make positive educational changes that benefit all American children.

We loved our conversation with Virginia so much that we couldn’t bring ourselves to cut it short, so it is broken into two parts. Come back next week for part 2!


Episode Highlights:

  • Background on Virginia.
  • What got Virginia into the School Choice space.
  • Becoming ‘The Education Lady’ in the neighborhood.
  • Going to Congress.
  • DC Parents for School Choice.
  • The importance of advocating for parents and children.

More on Virginia: 

  • Visit Virginia’s Website Here!
  • Learn more about the movie Miss Virginia Here!
  • Get Your Copy of Virginia’s Book Here!

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