Unless you stay offline or live under a rock (basically the same thing these days, right?), you’ve heard of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Also known as AOC, the 29-year-old congresswoman has been making waves ever since she won her primary election in the summer of 2018. She’s known for being progressive, tech-savvy and fun — at least to those who support her politics.
She’ll be appearing at this year’s SXSW Festival in a featured session about the New Left with Briahna Gray of “The Intercept.” We thought it would be fitting to celebrate AOC’s skill on Twitter, a platform that relatively few have truly mastered.
Sometimes she’s just having some fun:
Sometimes she’s sticking up for herself:
Sometimes she’s posting inspirational content:
Mostly, she’s fighting for what she believes in:
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is an interesting Twitter follow and an important public figure for our time.
Are you planning to see her at SXSW? Which of her positions inspires you most?
You can catch AOC on Saturday, March 9, from 5 PM to 6 PM (location TBD). Not going to make it to SXSW? Follow the conversation online with #AOCintercept.
And stay tuned for all our SXSW 2019 coverage on Twitter, Instagram
Featured image credit: https://ocasio-cortez.house.gov/about
Originally hailing from Pennsylvania, Jackie has called Austin home since choosing to attend the University of Texas, where she graduated with a degree in multimedia journalism. She loves spending time with her dogs, writing about pop culture in all its forms and spending time with friends – eating, drinking and doing trivia.