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Annise Parker to Become CEO of Victory Fund

Former Houston Mayor and David Bohnett Fellow at Harvard, Annise Parker is set to become president and CEO of the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund and Victory Institute, which work to elect and train openly LGBTQ candidates nationwide.

The announcement was made Friday morning, Dec. 8, during the organization’s International LGBTQ Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C., where current CEO Aisha Moodie-Mills said she is stepping down and that Parker will replace her.

Speaking by phone from the conference, Parker told OutSmart that the move “happened quickly,” after she received a phone call last week.

Read full article on Out Smart Magazine.