Karen Carter Peterson

Karen Carter Peterson


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Saturday - 12:20PM: The Convention Center's Great Hall

Karen Carter Peterson represents New Orleans and parts of Jefferson Parish in the Louisiana State Senate. She is immediate past Chair of the Louisiana Women’s Caucus and the current chair of the Senate Select Committee on Women and Children. She also serves on the Senate Judiciary B, Insurance and Municipal Committees. In 2012, she won the Chair position of the Louisiana Democratic Party, the first woman in Louisiana history to do so. In 2013, Peterson was appointed to serve as Co-Chair of the DNC Credentials Committee. She was also elected to serve as Vice-President of the Association of Democratic Party Chairs. She work in private legal practice as Counsel with Dentons, LLC.

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