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Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Poised to Run: Women’s Pathways to the State Legislatures
Women legislators are more likely to say that they decided to seek elective office after receiving the suggestion to run, whereas men are more likely to say that the decision to run was entirely their idea. Thus, women candidates more often need to...
Friday, January 31, 2014
Politics 101: How to Get Involved as a Young Woman
If someone would have told me five years ago that I’d be co-directing a website with a state representative, connecting with progressive women leaders from around the country, and going to conferences to speak on young women in politics in 2014, I...
Thursday, September 26, 2013
Prominent Women Political Leaders Gather to Commemorate 175 Years of Women in Politics, USA
In celebration of the 175th anniversary of the first American woman to address a legislative body, Simmons College will co-host "How Women Become Political." This forum will feature prominent women political leaders including: feminist activist and...
Monday, September 23, 2013
Political involvement encouraged for high school women, USA
About 80 young women from Tucson High Magnet School participated in the Running and Winning Political Workshop Thursday. The workshop, in its 11th year, introduces high school students to politics and encourages them to run for political office in...
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Political Parties and PACs Key to Recruiting More Women for Congress, USA
Women aren't running for office because barriers to entry too high Since the 1980s, more women have registered to vote than men. In the 2012 election, 7.8 million more women cast ballots than men. Women are more engaged in politics than their male...
Thursday, July 11, 2013
Poll: Is It Easier or Harder for Women to Advance in Politics Than It Is for Men? USA
Do you think it's harder or easier for women to advance in politics than it is for men? We invite you to read the poll published July 11 2013 by The National Journal
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Panel Discussion on How Women are Shaping California's Political Future
CAOC Women's Caucus together with Emerge Californiapresent a   Panel Discussion on HowWomen are Shaping California's Political Future Special guest panel: Senator Ellen Corbett, Senator Hannah-Beth Jacksonand Former State Senator Liz Figueroa....
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Pelosi Meets with Syrian Leaders in Defiance of Bush
Nancy Pelosi told reporters that the president of Syria was willing to discuss peace agreement with Israel. For more information, please visit CBC News
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...
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...

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