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South Carolina Women Struggle to Get Seat at Table in Legislature

Originally published by Claire Carter for Carolina News and Reporter Women make up 51.3% of South Carolina’s population. But they’re only 14.7% of the state’s legislators. Across the country, state legislatures tend to…


Embracing Lead Dads: Redefining Parenthood

Originally published by Mira Brancu for Psychology Today The landscape is changing when it comes to parenthood and retaining women in leadership. After 25 years as a journalist, including 13 years as a columnist…


Nine Younger Voters Tell the Post What 2024 Candidates Should Focus On

Next year’s national elections could be consequential for millennials, born between 1981 and 1996, and members of Generation Z, people born between 1997 and 2012. The generations combined are on track to make up roughly 40 percent of U.S. voters, and their vote could decisively impact election outcomes.


What ‘Barbie’ Teaches Us About School Leadership

Originally published by Shayla Ewing for Education Week I walked out of the film “Barbie”thinking about, among other things, my high school— just like Barbie’s Dreamland, it was led by women.


It’s Not Democracy Without Women in Positions of Power

Originally published by Minna Cowper-Coles for World Politics Review There was a moment in 2020 when women’s political leadership was in the spotlight. From German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Iceland’s Prime…