Elections Matter: Anna and Ida Eskamani Discuss Voting and What's at Stake


On Wednesday, June 17th, at 7:00 PM Florida Indivisibles will be gathering online to hear from twin sisters, Ida and Anna Eskamani, both powerhouses in Florida politics. Please RSVP here for this online opportunity, part of the Summer Speaker Series sponsored by the Indivisible Florida Network.

The Eskamani sisters are first generation Iranian-Americans, the daughters of working-class immigrants. They are Orlando natives. 

Ida V. Eskamani earned dual degrees in Political Science and Sociology as well as a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Central Florida in Orlando. She has spent the last decade working in Florida politics for campaigns, advocacy groups, and lawmakers. She currently works with several progressive organizations in the state including Florida Immigrant Coalition, facilitating legislative efforts and coalition building on behalf of marginalized communities.

Representative Anna V. Eskamani was elected in 2018 to serve District 47 in the Florida House. Anna previously served as the Senior Director of Public Affairs and Communications for Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida and is a PhD student studying Public Affairs at the University of Central Florida. Authentic, vocal, and effective, she is a champion for LGBTQ equality, the environment, affordable housing, increased access to healthcare, and public education.

You must RSVP to obtain a link to Wednesday evening's Zoom with the Eskanani sisters -- a great opportunity to meet these young leaders!