Rep. Donna Edwards

Democrat  •  4th District, Maryland  •  5th Term  •  Sworn In 2008
Current Term 2015 - 2017 View All

Donna Edwards grew up in a military family, living in various places around the world. She attended Wake Forest University and after college went to work for the Lockheed Corporation with the Spacelab program. Following the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster, Edwards changed careers and went into law, receiving her J.D. from Franklin Pierce Law School in New Hampshire. As a lawyer, Edwards has focused on public interest work. She was co-founder and the first executive director of the National Network to End Domestic Violence, worked on campaign finance reform for Public Citizen and as the executive director of the Center for a New Democracy, and in 2000 became executive director of the Arca Foundation.


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