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The Challenges Black Women Face in Business and Politics

  August is Black Business Month, which is a month recognizing the contributions of Black entrepreneurs to the American economy. But did you know that starting and running your own business has not only a lot of overlap with being a Black woman running for office, but can be beneficial to Black women candidates? According …

Quotes We Love in Honor of Immigrant Heritage Month

  June 2023 marked the first Immigrant Heritage Month, celebrating the contributions of immigrants to America. In honor of Immigrant Heritage Month, below are quotes we love from women politicians who are immigrants or second generation.   Tammy Duckworth (D-IL): 1st Thai American woman elected to Congress “Healing is always possible and that the lowest …

Media Round-Up: Week of July 30th  

  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: Sheila Oliver, New Jersey’s Trailblazing Lieutenant Governor, Has Died Tracey Tully, New York Times Sheila Y. Oliver, the first Black woman to hold statewide elected office in New Jersey …

Media Round-Up: Week of July 23rd

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:   Biden picks female admiral to lead Navy. She’d be first woman on Joint Chiefs of Staff. Lolita C. Baldor, The Boston Globe President Biden has chosen Admiral Lisa Franchetti …

Women and the Economy: A Looming Recession and Economic Anxiety

  With almost every day bringing new headlines about a recession approaching, it is no surprise that American women are feeling pessimistic about the economy. In our most recent polling at All In Together, we found that 46% of women believe the economy will be worse in six months. While there are definite differences among …

Your Favorite Women Leader and Politicians were Interns

  Happy National Intern Day! Did you know who some of your favorite women leaders and politicians interned for? Find out about four of them below:   Ketanji Brown Jackson First Black woman on the Supreme Court Before Justice Jackson ascended to the Supreme Court, she clerked for former Justice Stephen Breyer from 1999 to …

Media Round-Up: Week of July 16th

  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: ‘We’re truly not valued’: In New Orleans, Black mothers are increasingly the victims of gun violence Daja E. Henry, The 19th* Between the weeks of April 20th and June …

Part II: Addressing the Gap and Ensuring Equitable Representation

  So, how do we achieve equitable representation? In our last article, we laid out how mothers are underrepresented and overlooked in politics, and now we’ll take a look at how we can provide a more inclusive space and why we need mothers for equitable representation. What is not talked about enough is that moms …

Media Round-Up: Week of July 9th

  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:   Here’s how voting can spur Black wealth, especially for women of color Elaijah Gibbs-Hones, MSNBC There is a direct link between political power and economic success, and that …

The Pipeline Imperative

When the Dobbs decision came down a year ago, threatening abortion care in America, many political analysts assumed that there would be a corresponding rise in Democratic women running for office.  There is a lot of precedent for this—outrage is a great motivator for political action. After Anita Hill’s testimony in the Clarence Thomas hearings …

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