Tagged: women in leadership

House Votes to Block Women’s Institute – Declares MO War on Women 0

House Votes to Block Women’s Institute – Declares MO War on Women

“It’s an embarrassment. It is a fricking embarrassment,” Wolfe said of the legislative actions. Lawmakers are attempting to block the university from training the young people of the state to be leaders, he said. “I think they are going above and beyond what they should be focusing on,” Wolfe said. “Having the political leadership in Jefferson City decide what we teach on our campuses goes against our mission.” JEFFERSON CITY – The Missouri House passed legislation aimed at shutting down an institute that trains women for roles in government and politics. The amendment to House Committee Substitute for Senate Bill 455,...

Study Shows Women Want More Women in Congress 0

Study Shows Women Want More Women in Congress

Yesterday April 24th, the Barbara Lee Family Foundation , through the Lake Research Partners, released a poll among 1000 likely voters in key states, with an oversample of 200 young(age 18-35) voters, which is the first in-depth look at younger women responding to messages about women candidates. Designed to examine voters’ attitudes toward women candidates and elected officials on both sides of party lines, this poll explores whether voters agree with the President and their beliefs about the disparities in leadership between women and men. The statistics are widely reported: Women make up only 17 percent of Congress but are over 50...