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Media Round Up: Week of December 13th

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

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

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

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

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 …

Media Round Up: Week of November 15th

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: Arizona surprised the nation in the presidential election. Native voters are part of the reason, these activists say. Cecilia Nowell, The Lily The state of Arizona turned blue …

We Have a Woman Vice President! What To Watch

Finally. It’s happened: women in politics got one step closer to breaking the highest and hardest ceiling in government. Senator Kamala Harris was duly elected Vice President of the United States. Harris is not only the first woman Vice President, she is the first Black, South Asian American, and child of immigrants to be elected …

Media Round Up: Week of November 8th

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: Kamala Harris makes history many times over as vice president-elect Melanie Mason, LA Times Vice President-elect Kamala Harris is breaking barriers as the first woman VP in history. …

The Significance of Vice President Kamala Harris

Barbara Lee, Founder and President, The Barbara Lee Family Foundation As someone who has been working for more than twenty years to send a woman to the White House, this was a life-changing and history-making election. Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, and countless organizers, volunteers, and supporters pulled off a victory in the midst of a …

Media Round Up: Week of November 1st

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: In Ascendant Night for Congressional Republicans, Women-Led the Way Catie Edmonson and Emily Cochrane, New York Times Republican women have more than doubled the number of female representation …

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