Debbie Walsh

Debbie Walsh is the Director of the Center for American Women and Politics. She joined the Center staff in 1981 and became the director in 2001, overseeing CAWP's multi-faceted programs that include: leadership and campaign training programs that empower women of all ages to participate fully in politics and public life; research illuminating women's distinctive contributions, roles and experiences in politics and government, including the impact of women officeholders and women's routes to elective office; and up-to-the-minute information and historical perspectives about women as candidates, public officials and voters.