Leading as a Minority Woman Public Servant (Traci Hughes & Nada Zohdy) by Open Gov Stories published on 2019-05-29T13:44:56Z In this episode of Open Gov Stories,Traci discusses growing up in an African American family with a strong emphasis on public service, her efforts to make government work better and to be more collaborative with the public as Washington DC's first head of the Office of Open Government, the legacy she hopes to leave behind, and dealing with microaggressions, stereotypes, and discrimination within government as a civil servant. Nada discusses similarly feeling the need to fight twice as hard to prove your worth as a minority woman. Traci Hughes is a Government and Strategic Communications Executive / Thought Leader / Transparency Advocate. She previously served as a director at District of Colombia Office of Open Government. Nada Zohdy is Director of the Open Gov Hub, a meeting place in Washington, D.C. that supports global open government reforms through shared resources and collaborative programs for 45 member nonprofits.