Blog







  • 8 Tips for Teaching Your Kids about Women and Political Leadership



    This post is part of a series on teaching students about women and American politics. See the firt post in the series, Engaging Students Online: Resources and Activities on Women in American Politics, here. As more parents and educators adapt to our new reality of online learning, many are searching for educational topics that will keep the children in their...







  • Women on the Front Lines in Cities’ Fights Against COVID-19



    We know that women are on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19. According the U.S. Census Bureau, women hold 76% of all heath care jobs. More specifically, women are over 85% of registered nurses nationwide, dominating one of the groups battling coronavirus via patient care in hospitals nationwide. Women are also 31 of 50 (62%) of state health...







  • Campaigning During COVID



    This post is based on the author's live webinar presentation: “Campaigning During COVID, Part I”, as offered by the Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP) a unit of the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University. Download and follow along with the accompanying Power Point presentation. Part II’s webinar will be on Campaign Tactics and...







  • Women on the Front Lines in States’ Fights Against COVID19



    The gendered dimensions of today’s global pandemic are being revealed, felt, and analyzed in real time. From the gender differences in infection and death rates (higher for men) to the amplification of gender inequities in the economic and domestic spheres that heighten the vulnerability of women’s economic, physical, and mental health, the gendered impact...

  • girls
    Leadership
    young women







    Engaging Students Online: Resources and Activities on Women in American Politics



    This post is the beginning of a series on teaching students about women in American politics. Stay tuned for more posts in the series with resources and activities geared toward students K-12. You can also check out the CAWP Teach a Girl to Lead® initiative for more teaching tools and activity ideas. The past few weeks have seen K-12 schools and colleges...







  • Statement on the End of the Presidential Primary for Women Candidates



    The 2020 presidential campaign began with six women candidates running in the Democratic primary, a record level of participation, including four U.S. Senators, a four-term U.S. Representative, and a successful entrepreneur. Now there are none. From the beginning, the 2016 campaign loomed over 2020 and one question was repeated continuously throughout the...