| March Thu, 2022
A look at the number of women in public office the year you were born
Using data from the Center for American Women and Politics, Stacker compiled a list of important women who have held public office since 1932.
| March Tue, 2022
When women speak, listen up: The Albert Schweitzer Institute hosted its annual International Women’s Day Teach-in featuring impactful women at QU
According to the Center for American Women and Politics, women also vote more than men. In 2020, it was reported that over 10 million more women were registered to vote than men.
| March Tue, 2022
Republicans risk alienating key voters with ‘beyond the pale’ attacks on Ketanji Brown Jackson
“Marsha Blackburn is the only woman senator on the committee for Republicans. And all the Republicans on the committee are white,” Debbie Walsh, director of the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University, told CQ Roll Call on Monday. “So, having a group of all white and mostly male senators grilling the first Black woman ever nominated to the court feels like a risky proposition for them.
| February Tue, 2022
Increasing Representation For Black Women
A recent report by Higher Heights Leadership Fund and the Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP), reminds us that the 2020 election marked a major milestone in Black women’s political leadership. Kamala Harris became the first woman, the first Black person, and the first South Asian person on a major-party general election presidential ballot, as well as the first woman, the first Black person, and the first South Asian person to win the vice presidency. Black women also found success across other levels of office, increasing representation across our country.