Month: December 2020

Women Made History in 2020
| Dec 22, 2020

Women in politics broke barriers this year—from Kamala Harris’s historic Vice-Presidential election to the record 141 women who will serve in the 117th Congress. We are celebrating 2020’s many breakthroughs, and looking forward to the strides women in politics will make in the year ahead. As we covered prior to November’s election, women ran for …

Notable and Historic Women Leaders Tapped to Join the Biden-Harris Administration: Part 3
| Dec 18, 2020

The Biden-Harris administration has selected nominees for key roles in the White House, and the administration appears to be continuing to keep gender and racial diversity in mind. Over the past two weeks, we have covered the Presidential transition as the new appointees are announced. These are the notable women handpicked to join the historic …

Media Round Up: Week of December 13th
| Dec 18, 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: Trump administration says it will withhold $200 million in California Medicaid funding over abortion insurance requirement Caroline Kelly, CNN On Wednesday, the Trump administration announced it will be …

Media Round Up: Week of December 6th
| Dec 11, 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: From Kamala Harris to Jacinda Arden: The World’s Most Powerful Women in Politics in 2020 Nicolette Jones, Forbes  Women’s political power around the world is steadily growing, and …

Notable and Historic Women Leaders Tapped to Join the Biden-Harris Administration: Part 2
| Dec 10, 2020

Last week we covered a number of recently appointed notable women who will serve as leaders in the Biden-Harris administration. With 41 days until the Inauguration, the administration continued to fill important roles this week, and we’re continuing to see noteworthy and trailblazing women among the appointees: Marcia Fudge: Secretary of Housing and Urban Development …

Media Round Up: Week of November 29th
| Dec 4, 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: Biden hires all-female senior communications team, names Neera Tanden director of OMB Annie Linskey and Jeff Stein, The Washington Post President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris …

Notable and Historic Women Leaders Tapped to Join the Biden-Harris Administration
| Dec 3, 2020

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris announced a number of picks for important roles in their Administration this week, and many of the appointees are trailblazers who will be the first women to hold their posts. Here are just some of the notable women who will join Biden and Harris in leading the nation starting next …

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