Ellen Short of A Voice for Liberty is a recent graduate of Colorado Christian University, where she studied business and political science and interned at the Centennial Institute. She is the wife of an active duty soldier in the United States Army. In 2016, Ellen spoke before the Western Conservative Summit as the winner of their under-30 speech contest. Her personal mission is to prove there are still young Americans who are willing to take responsibility and make the sacrifices necessary to protect our rights and liberties against apathy, entitlement, and government dependence. She views modern challenges and opportunities through the lens of history, believing there is hope to be found in the heroes of our past. Follow her on Twitter.