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Saturday, May 24, 2008
Conference: "Hitting the Ground Running: Research, Activism and Leadership"
Please join leading scholars, researchers, advocates, and policy makers from across various disciplines and fields June 5-7, 2008 at the Kimmel Center at NYU for this Annual Conference. Share information and resources; learn about cutting edge...
Tuesday, February 26, 2008
Women in Politics, the Year in Review: Global Trends & Perspectives and World Map of Women in Politics 2008"
In honor of International Women's Day White House Project President Marie Wilson will join Rep. Lois Capps, Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues and Anders B. Johnsson, Secretary-General of the Inter-Parliamentary Union for the...
Tuesday, February 26, 2008
Political is Personal: Activisim Embodied
Learn how to get involved in politics from the grassroots level to running for elected office. This interactive panel includes high profile women involved in all aspects of politics and government who will discuss the significant role of women...
Monday, February 25, 2008
The 7th annual Annie T. Thornton Women’s Leadership Conference (ATWLC)
This year’s theme is “Building a Strong Foundation." The ATWLC provides an excellent opportunity for women to collaborate, network, and dialogue about critical issues. The presence of women from diverse races, religions, and socioeconomic...
Wednesday, February 13, 2008
Running Start
Running Start is an organization that brings young women to politics so that they are knowledgeable about the process, invested in the outcome, and interested in participating as elected leaders.
Thursday, January 24, 2008
The Sixth Workshop of the UNC Workshop Series "Gender, Politics and Culture in Europe and Beyond"
What is the Future of Feminist/Gender History?Speakers of the workshop will be next to- Joan W. Scott (Institute for Advanced Study)- Marcus Collins (Emory University),- Sarah Deutsch (Duke University)- Alice Kessler-Harris (Columbia University)-...
Thursday, November 29, 2007
Women’s Rights in Theory and Practice: Employment, Violence and Poverty
This report describes the current status of gender equality laws across the United States and the lessons learned during the last three decades of the 20th century. It also discusses issues faced by women in employment, domestic violence, poverty,...
Thursday, November 29, 2007
Women Immigrants in the United States
This report discusses issues and challenges faced by women immigrants in the United States. It also describes post 9/11 immigration legislation and recommends policy changes necessary to improve the adverse circumstances facing women immigrants in U...
Friday, November 16, 2007
2007 Women's Foreign Policy Group Luncheon with Secretary Rice
Women's Foreign Policy Group invites everyone to Luncheon with Dr. Condoleezza Rice, U.S. Secretary of State, and Andrea Mitchell, NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs CorrespondentMistress of Ceremonies.Space is limited. Advance registration is required...
Monday, November 05, 2007
The Changing Faces of Power: Women in Politics
The Sewall-Belmont House & Museum is excited to present "The Changing Faces of Power: Women in Politics" series with the League of Women Voters. This three-part conversation will explore the impact that women are making on the political...
Thursday, October 11, 2007
The Women, Faith, and Development: Summit to End Global Poverty
Co-chaired by former Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright and other world leaders, breakthrough will serve as a forum for international leaders from faith communities, governments, donors, and NGOS to convene and announce new commitments to...
Monday, May 07, 2007
Race and Gender in American State Legislatures
Wendy Smooth, Assistant Professor of Women’s Studies, Ohio State University, speaker; commentator Kerry Haynie, Associate Professor of Political Science, and Co-director of the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in the Social...
Monday, May 07, 2007
New Insights in Preventing Child Marriage: A Global Analysis of Factors and Programs
New research from ICRW found that programs seeking to prevent child marriage should target and tailor efforts to young girls approaching the "tipping point" age — the age at which child marriage prevalence in a country starts to increase markedly,...
Thursday, March 08, 2007
Presiding Officers: Speakers and Presidents of Legislatures
This paper examines the role of presiding officers in three general models of legislatures: the Westminster Model, the U.S. Congress Model, and the French Bureau Model. It elaborates on the characteristics of each model and outlines the distinct...
Thursday, March 08, 2007
The Role and Practice of Legislative Hearings in Democracies: Examples from Germany and the United States
This paper was written for a series of seminars on public legislative hearings held in Beijing and Shanghai, China. The purpose of the paper is to provide Chinese participants with first-hand accounts of the context and functioning of public...
Monday, February 26, 2007
Madeleine K. Albright
"My advice to women is to have a sense of confidence that what you have to offer is worthwhile. You can make a difference. You have to make a difference. Then, having made up your mind that you have been put on this earth to make a difference, you...

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