A Passion for Teal in North Carolina

The University of North Carolina, Wilmington, recently hosted a Campaign College training that brought leadership lessons to life for the participating students that will last beyond their years at the […] Read more »

Mardi Gras, the Saints, and a New Mayor Can’t Compete with…

Campaign College at Loyola University in New Orleans! That’s right. Following all of these events was the training on February 20 about running for student government. Loyola student government officers […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 03, 2010

All Eyes on Madeleine Albright

“But grandma, I don’t get what the big deal is with you being Secretary of State — aren’t all women secretaries?” —Madeline Albright’s four-year-old granddaughter When I saw Madeleine Albright […] Read more »

Sister, Can You Spare a Dime

I received a letter in the mail from Virginia Governor Tim Kaine last weekend. My first thought was, no more elections. Run. Hide. Ok, admittedly a bit dramatic, but I’m […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   August 04, 2009

David Letterman’s Next Move

Thanks to the recent flap between David Letterman and Sarah Palin over the joke he made about one of her daughters, some moms and/or dads may be having second thoughts […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   June 18, 2009

Women in Congress: Student Government as a Pathway to Power

American University’s Women & Politics Institute has gathered some interesting research on women in Congress and student governments. The institute asked women currently serving in Congress if they had previously […] Read more »

Benazir Bhutto — Female Leader in Public Policy

During women’s history month, it is important not only to reflect on women who are or have been leaders in American politics but also to commemorate the vast achievements of […] Read more »

Powerhouse Women

What do Angela Merkel, Condoleezza Rice, Cristina Fernandez, Yulia Tymoshenko, Sonia Gandhi, Michelle Bachelet, Nancy Pelosi, and Hillary Clinton have in common? Forbes just named them some of the World’s […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   October 16, 2008

What Women Want

This was the message handwritten in bright red lipstick across the cover of last week’s Newsweek magazine. I had just treated myself to a new book to read during my […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   September 23, 2008

Women’s Events Help RNC Get Back on Track

Okay, so the first thing I need to say is this: I am writing this blog from the Xcel Energy Center press area. Yep, your intrepid Public Policy Director managed […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   September 03, 2008