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What We’ve Seen from Nikki Haley on the Campaign Trail

  Since launching her presidential campaign in February of 2023, Governor Haley has made a significant impact for women running for executive office. Here’s what we’ve noted about her on the campaign trail that aligns with our Foundation’s research:   She made history she still made it further on a major party GOP presidential primary …

Women In Politics You Should Know About: National Pan-Hellenic Council Sororities

  Happy Black History Month from Gender on the Ballot! As we continue to celebrate, we’d like to highlight women in politics you should know about: National Panhellenic Council Sororities edition. The NPHC sororities are a group of four historically black organizations with principles of Scholarship, Service, and Sisterhood.     Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated  …

Media Round-Up: Week of January 28, 2024

  Happy Friday! Welcome to our Media Round Up. Each week, we’re collecting and sharing gender + politics stories. Here’s what caught our eye this week:    Cecile Richards Is Working Through It  Irin Carmon, The Cut  Former President of Planned Parenthood, Cecile Richards, has been living with brain cancer for the past six months. …

Media Round-Up: Week of January 21, 2024

  Happy Friday! Welcome to our Media Round Up. Each week, we’re collecting and sharing gender + politics stories. Here’s what caught our eye this week:     Young students deciding on colleges weigh state politics in their decisions  Savannah Sellers and Bianca Seward, NBC News  An unexpected factor has made its way to the forefront …

Media Round-Up: Week of January 14, 2024

  Happy Friday! Welcome to our Media Round Up. Each week, we’re collecting and sharing gender + politics stories. Here’s what caught our eye this week:   Caucusing with kids? It’s not that easy, especially in a winter storm. Mel Leonor Barclay, The 19th* As caucusing begins for the 2024 presidential election, some groups face …

Media Round-Up: Week of January 7, 2024

  Happy Friday! Welcome to our Media Round Up. Each week, we’re collecting and sharing gender + politics stories. Here’s what caught our eye this week:    ‘You can’t do this alone:’ Cherelle Parker reflects on her first week as Philly’s mayor  Sean Collins Walsh, The Philadelphia Inquirer  Earlier this month, Cherelle Parker was sworn …

How We Can Ensure the Election of Local and State Women Political Leaders

  We must ensure that local and state women political leaders are a robust part of the pipeline to Washington, DC, because the first woman President will likely be one of them. The 2023 elections were almost entirely about local and state leadership–municipal, mayoral and county offices and ballot issues. To understand why this is …

Top 12 Moments for Women in Politics in 2023

  Happy holidays! Welcome to a special edition of our Media Round-Up. Below are the top 12 moments that caught our eye throughout 2023 regarding the intersection of gender and politics.     1. A record-breaking 11 women governors sworn into office  In November 2022, history was made when 12 women were elected to serve …

Media Round-Up: Week of December 3, 2023

  Happy Friday! Welcome to our Media Round Up. Each week, we’re collecting and sharing gender + politics stories. Here’s what caught our eye this week:   Massachusetts Gov. Maura Healey takes on role electing female Democrats nationally Alexandra Marquez, NBC News Last year, Massachusetts Governor Maura Healey became the first elected female governor of …

Disability Victory: Creating Space for Disabled Political Leaders

  “Why do disabled people need their own campaign training program?” This is a question that me and my colleague, Neal Carter, have heard over the years, ever since we started the first accessible and disability-led campaign training webinars in 2019. This May, we launched Disability Victory, the first organization dedicated to empowering more disabled …

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