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    Chelsea Clinton on Leadership

    Chelsea Clinton talked about the challenges facing women along with the importance of women leaders. She talked about her work with “No Ceilings: The Full Participation…

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    Women and Conservatism

    Former New York Congresswoman Ann Marie Buerkle (R) talked about her efforts to promote conservative values after leaving Congress. She talked about challenges facing women and…

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    Women in Leadership

    Veteran and freshman members of Congress talked about the role of women leaders. They agreed that there needed to be more women in Congress to change the conversation “The…

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    Conservative Women and Politics

    Professor Ronnee Schreiber spoke about the role of conservative women in politics. She delivered a research presentation which explored how conservative women leaders negotiate the…

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    Sylvia Burwell on Women's Careers

    White House Budget Director Sylvia Burwell talked about the demands of her job and its effect on her family life. Other topics included income inequality and economic mobility. In…

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    Women's Participation in American Politics

    Simmons College held a forum honoring women in politics and Angelina Grimke, a white Southerner from Charleston, South Carolina, who became the first American woman to address a legislative…

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    Senators Klobuchar and Collins at the Washington Ideas Forum

    Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Susan Collins (R-ME) were interviewed about women in the Senate. They discussed the growing number of female senators and how they collaborated even…

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    Senator Gillibrand on Women and the Economy

    Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) talked about the impact of the economy on women. She spoke about her “Opportunity Plan,” which includes policies aimed at empowering women…

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    Town Hall Meeting on Electing a Woman President

    Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) and other women in politics spoke at a town hall meeting in Iowa about electing a female president and the role of women in politics. They also…

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    Tina Tchen on Women in Politics

    Tina Tchen, chief of staff to first lady Michelle Obama and executive director of the White House Council on Women and Girls, talked about her role in helping military families, and…

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    Stephanie Schriock on Women in Politics

    Stephanie Schriock talked about the challenges related to women running for and getting elected to public office. She detailed the history EMILY’s List, which was formed because…

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    Women in Politics Symposium

    Panelists explored the landscape for women as candidates for elected office in the United States, especially in state legislatures and the U.S. Congress. Topics included media coverage…

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    Role of Media in Women's Suffrage

    Women journalists and authors talked about the role of the media in the women’s suffrage movement and how they have helped and hurt the cause in the last century. They spoke at a…

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    Karen Hughes on Women in Politics

    Karen Hughes talked about her experiences of women in politics, including how they are treated by the media. She also talked about her career, politics, and the future of the…

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    Women Political Candidates

    Susannah Shakow talked about why women should run for political office, and how she encourages them to do so. Professor Fox talked about his research into why more women do not run for…

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    Democratic Women Candidates in 2012 Elections

    Stephanie Schriock talked about the success of Democratic women candidates in 2012 and strategies for future elections.*Among other topics she discussed reproduction rights, women in top…

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    House Democratic Women

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and the House Democratic women took a picture on the House steps on the east front of the Capitol. The 113th Congress marked the most women serving…

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    All-Female New Hampshire Delegation

    The women who would hold all five of New Hampshire’s major political offices talked about women legislators, politics, bipartisanship, and priorities for their new positions. In…

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    Tribute to Senators Snowe and Hutchison

    Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) paid tribute to retiring Senators Olympia Snowe (R-ME) and Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX). Senator Hutchison responded to her remarks. Topics included the…

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    Women in the Senate

    Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) talked about women senators and their role in compromising and the legislative process. She said that women senators are working well together and getting…

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