Month: January 2020

Media Round Up: Week of January 26th
| Jan 31, 2020

Happy Friday! Welcome to our Media Round Up. Each week we’re collecting and sharing our favorite gender + politics stories. Here’s what caught our eye this week: When Women Run FiveThirtyEight The U.S. has more women in politics than ever before. Still, gender remains a major theme of the 2020 election as the media and …

What to Watch For: The Eighth Primary Debate
| Jan 30, 2020

  Next week is the first of three Democratic primary debates in February: February 7th in New Hampshire, February 19th in Nevada, and February 25th in South Carolina. With qualification criteria yet to be released for the last two debates, we do know that seven people have qualified for the first debate in New Hampshire …

5 Insights to Politically Active Women in 2020
| Jan 29, 2020

  Women’s political participation has surged since 2016. From taking to the streets January 2017 for the historic first Women’s March, to participating in social activism, to running for office, women are taking it upon themselves to step into the political arena. This year, 2020, could arguably be the most important election in our nation’s …

3 Things to Remember about Women’s Political Participation
| Jan 28, 2020

  In case you couldn’t make it, you can watch the full panel here.   On January 22nd at American University, experts gathered for a panel discussion about Gender on the Ballot’s latest research: “Stepping Up and Standing Out: Women’s Political Participation in 2020.” “Beyond women voting — which they are certainly doing in record numbers …

Media Round Up: Week of January 19th
| Jan 24, 2020

Happy Friday! Welcome to our Media Round Up. Each week we’re collecting and sharing our favorite gender + politics stories. Here’s what caught our eye this week: Can a woman win the presidency? The New York Times picked two. Maeve Reston, CNN The New York Times broke with convention and endorsed two candidates: Elizabeth Warren …

Women voters stepped up and are not backing down.
| Jan 23, 2020

  New research looks at women’s political participation over the last few years and ahead to 2020. The 2016 election sparked one of the largest protests in U.S. history with millions of women worldwide taking to the streets, 2018 showcased a record number of women running for (and winning) political office… what will 2020 bring? …

2020 – No Better Time to Run
| Jan 21, 2020

  Running for office isn’t easy. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez knocked on doors “until rain water came through” the soles of her worn sneakers. Trolls may spread nastiness about you on social media. Dialing for dollars can feel like a never-ending marathon.  Enduring long days, ugly attacks, and drudgery are constants that haven’t changed. What’s different now is …

Media Round Up: Week of January 12th
| Jan 17, 2020

Happy Friday! Welcome to our Media Round Up: Debate Edition. Each week we’re collecting and sharing our favorite gender + politics stories. Here’s what caught our eye this week: The January Democratic Debate In 6 Charts Likhitha Butchireddygari, Laura Bronner and Anna Wiederkehr, FiveThirtyEight Before we dive into the debate recaps from last night, it’s …

The Political Power of Women of Color
| Jan 16, 2020

  In April of 2019, I joined nearly 2,000 women of color gathered at Texas Southern University, a historically black university in Houston, for the first She the People Presidential Forum. At the event, nearly a dozen Democratic presidential candidates – including diverse candidates like Senator Kamala Harris, Senator Cory Booker, and Former HUD Secretary Juliàn Castro …

Gender on the Debate Stage: January Numbers
| Jan 15, 2020

  For a full recap of the January Des Moines, Iowa debate numbers, head here. With less than a month until the Iowa Caucuses, last night’s debate had a high stakes feel looming over it.  The field of candidates continues to narrow resulting in just six contenders on stage, including the two remaining female candidates, …

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