Statement on the Presidential Election

We have been processing the results of this presidential election together as a team. We are women who love and value our friends and colleagues of diverse backgrounds and identities, many of whom now fear discrimination and loss of rights based on their race, religion, gender, sexuality, nationality, and/or ability. It's essential to us to support anyone who is vulnerable or facing hatred.

We also have loved ones and personal roots in communities that may see this election differently than we do. As our name implies, we strive for connection, not division. We see an opportunity for empathy and constructive dialogue, and believe that we must work to heal the deep divides in our country.

Our priorities now: Fight for those who need it. Listen, learn, and work toward understanding. And keep the conversation going. If you have questions or just want to talk, we're always listening here or at

— the Connect the Grey team