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Shanese Steele: Women and Leila Moumouni-Tchouassi

shanese steele: That online conversation, taking place under the hashtag notsoequalvoice, has included stories shared by young women who were delegates at the Daughters of the Vote conference, which brought 338 young women -- one from every federal riding -- to Parliament Hill this spring, according to CTV. The fallout began after three young women -- Shanese Steele, 26, and Cherie Wong and Leila Moumouni-Tchouassi, both 23 -- were dismissed from their jobs at the national organization's Ottawa office following months of tension and issues with management. Equal Voice, a multi-partisan organization dedicated to getting more women elected at all levels of government, had four members of its board of directors resign in recent days as young women have been tweeting about what they call negative experiences with the organization. Eleanor Fast, executive director of Equal Voice, said she cannot comment on internal human resources matters, but she defended the organization against allegations that their identities played any sort of role in terminating their employment. The insinuation in that regard is completely false. The recent staffing changes had nothing to do with anyone's race, ethnicity, religion, Fast said in an interview. ( As reported in the news.