Stephanie Schriock, the president of the political action committee EMILY’s List, will present Minnesota State University, Mankato’s 14th annual Carol Ortman Perkins Lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 10 in the University’s Centennial Student Union Ballroom.

The lecture is open to the public. Free tickets are available in the Minnesota State Mankato Women’s Center, located in Centennial Student Union, Room 218, or by calling 507-389-6146.

An event preview provided by the Minnesota State Mankato Women’s Center include the following information about Schriock: “Under Schriock’s leadership, EMILY’s List has expanded and tripled its staff and resources, leading to the election of record numbers of women to the U.S. House and Senate and the recruitment and training of thousands of women to run for office. Schriock is also the president of American Women, a research organization affiliated with EMILY’s List that seeks to increase public awareness of the issues with an impact on women and families. She serves on the board of advisors for Let America Vote, whose mission is to end voter suppression in the U.S.”

Schriock obtained her bachelor’s degree from Minnesota State Mankato’s College of Social and Behavioral Sciences in 1995. While she was a student she served as the speaker and the legislative director of the then Mankato State Student Association. She earned her master’s degree at George Washington University in political management.