Women, Politics & Power in the New Media World



Women, Politics & Power in the New Media World

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 16:00 to 17:30

American University

3501 Nebraska Avenue Northwest

Constitution Hall

Washington, DC 20016

Join American University’s Women & Politics Institute and the Women in Public Service Project for the presentation of Lucina Di Meco's global research on the relationship between women political leaders & traditional and social media in a rapidly changing landscape.

Followed by a panel discussion with women scholars, strategists and media execs on how women political leaders can leverage the power of media to drive change.

Paper Presentation:

  • Lucina Di Meco, Global Fellow Wilson Center, Director of Girls Education, Room to Read


  • Christine Matthews, President, Bellwether Research and Consulting
  • Crystal Patterson, Global Civics Partnership Manager, Facebook
  • Jenna Golden, President, Golden Strategies, Former Head of Political Sales at Twitter
  • Rebecca Schuller, President, Winning for Women


  • Gwen K. Young, Managing Director Global Emergency Response Coalition; Distinguished Fellow, Global Women’s Leadership Initiative, Wilson Center; Visiting Fellow, George Washington University, Elliot School.
  • Betsy Fischer Martin, Executive Director, Women & Politics Institute and Executive in Residence Department of Government