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Wednesday, January 02, 2019
Only 1 out of 36 newly elected female representatives in Congress is Republican – here's why it matters
By Malliga Och, Idaho State University and Shauna Shames, Rutgers University The 116th Congress will be the most diverse in U.S. history: 126 women will take office, including 43 women of color. Yet, as many have noted, this new diversity is...
Thursday, July 19, 2018
Obama says ‘men have been getting on my nerves lately,’ urges women to enter political fray
Men in positions of power are dropping the ball, according to former president Barack Obama, who thinks perhaps a way to fix that is to get more women at the table. Democrats, in particular, have high hopes for the impact women could make in the...
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Friday, November 25, 2016
Only One Woman Will Serve in GOP Congressional Leadership in 2017
By Leigh Ann Caldwell Republicans in the House and Senate have chosen their party's leaders for the next two years, and fewer women will be present in the top ranks. Just one woman, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, was re-elected to her slot as...
Thursday, January 14, 2016
Online Course: Exploring Careers in Politics for Women
Exploring Careers in Politics is an online course that explores the number of lucrative career opportunities for women in the political sector and touches on transitioning professionally into the political sector. It is offered by the Political...
Thursday, January 14, 2016
Online Course: Advocacy 101
Jan/12 08:00 - Jan/12 09:30 Advocacy 101 is an online course that starts with an overview of the policy-making process at the local and state legislative levels of government in the United States. The course then covers the basic forms of advocacy,...
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Online Course: Exploring Careers in Politics for Women
Exploring Careers in Politics is an online course that explores the number of lucrative career opportunities for women in the political sector and touches on transitioning professionally into the political sector. It is offered by the Political...
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Online Introduction Course on Campaign Finance
Campaign Finance 101 is an online course for candidates planning to run for office. It helps participants in creating a campaign finance plan, setting fundraising goals, donor identification and solicitation, campaign finance regulations and hiring...
Monday, January 11, 2016
Online Course: Advocacy 101
Advocacy 101 is an online course that starts with an overview of the policy-making process at the local and state legislative levels of government in the United States. The course then covers the basic forms of advocacy, messaging, base building,...
Monday, February 03, 2014
Office Hours with Marie Wilson - Founder and President Emerita, The White House Project & Ms. Foundation for Women
About Marie Wilson, Founder and President Emerita, The White House Project & Ms. Foundation for Women Marie Wilson has created and led women’s organizations for thirty-six years. She is Founder and President Emerita of The White House Project,...
Friday, January 31, 2014
Office Hours with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand - United States Senator from New York
About Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, United States Senator from New York Kirsten E. Gillibrand was first sworn in as United States Senator from New York in January 2009. In November 2012, Gillibrand was elected to her first six-year Senate term with 72...
Friday, November 01, 2013
OPENING DOORS: Women's Political Leadership in Boston
The Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy and the Trotter Institute for the Study of Black History and Culture invites you to attend an important and timely discussion about women's political leadership in Boston. Former mayoral candidate ...
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
OFA Launches Women's Initiative To Step Up Pressure On Congress, State Legislatures, USA
Progressive groups unveiled a major initiative on Wednesday to draw attention to challenges that women still face and to promote public policies to address gender disparities. Organizing for Action, dedicated to promoting President Barack Obama's...
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Opinion: Are female leaders too cheerful for their own good? USA
(CNN) -- Early in Dara's career, she was told by a coach that "honey attracts more bees than vinegar," so she took pains to rein in her natural candor and soften her opinions. But when she started her present job as vice president at a national...
Monday, March 25, 2013
Once Few, Women Hold More Power in Senate, USA
In the 90 years since Rebecca Felton of Georgia became the first woman in the United States Senate — sworn in for a mere 24 hours — women remain an anomaly in the upper chamber. But with 20 female senators now in office, an all-time high, women have...