Anna G. Eshoo
For over two decades Congresswoman Anna Eshoo has been a consumer advocate, champion of technological innovation, preservationist and health care pioneer on behalf of her constituents. As Ranking Member of the Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, Anna has had a hand in shaping communications policy for the 21st Century. In that capacity she has been Congress’ leading voice to maintain Net Neutrality and a free, open and accessible Internet.
Anna also served on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, where she chaired the Subcommittee on Intelligence Community Management which focuses on challenges affecting all 16 agencies comprising the nation’s intelligence community. Anna worked to improve Congressional oversight of the intelligence community and to protect national security and civil liberties.
Presidents Clinton, Bush and Obama collectively signed more than thirty of Anna’s bills into law.
Honors, awards and recognitions for Anna are many and varied.
They include the Congressional Champion of Hope Award from the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, The Science Coalition’s Champion of Science, the Spirit of Innovation Award from the Telecommunications Industry Association and the Lifetime Achievement Honoree and Spirit of Silicon Valley Award from the Silicon Valley leadership Group.
Anna has received a 100% score from the League of Conservation Voters and she has been endorsed by the Sierra Club, the National Women’s Political Caucus and the California School Employees Association and many others.