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POLITICO Women Rule, 6/21/19

  WANT TO FOLLOW WOMEN ON THE BALLOT? — The Women & Politics Institute at American University School of Public Affairs and the Barbara Lee Family Foundation announced this week they are launching Gender on the Ballot, a new non-partisan project diving into the gender dynamics in the 2020 race. The project will analyze the role …

Gender on the Ballot is here!

The Barbara Lee Family Foundation and Women & Politics Institute at American University School of Public Affairs announce: GENDER ON THE BALLOT New Project to Examine the Role of Gender in 2020 Elections CAMBRIDGE, MA— As the conversation and culture around running for office in the United States continue to evolve, the Barbara Lee Family …

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4 History-Making Debate Moments

  So far, the 2020 presidential election features more women on the debate stage than ever before. But women on both sides of the aisle have been present in debates – albeit sparingly – for decades. We’ve rounded up some of the best debate moments from women candidates. Shirley Chisholm, 1972 Presidential Debate Not only …

What to Watch For: The First Democratic Primary Debate

  The first Democratic presidential primary debate features the most diverse slate of candidates in recent memory, including a record number of women. Each night, three women will be on the debate stage, with a total of six women addressing the nation as presidential candidates. Simply by being on the stage, Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard, Senator …

You Can’t Manage What You Can’t Measure

  There’s an adage in the business world that you can’t manage what you can’t measure. In many ways the same could be said for politics as it relates to gender equality. As organizations like BLFF and WPI work toward a day when women will have equal representation at all levels of government, it is …

In 2020, Gender is Back on the Ballot

  In 2016, for the first time in history, a woman was on the presidential ballot as a major party’s nominee. In 2018, more women candidates made history, running for Congress—and winning—in record numbers. The 2020 presidential and congressional races are in early stages, but once again an unprecedented number of women are stepping up …

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