Redrawing the Picture

Picture this–a female staffer to a big-city mayor spends weeks preparing ten roundtable participants for a detailed discussion on economic development issues facing… Read More

Elevating LGBTQIA+ Women with Annise Parker

“A government that represents its diverse communities is critical to a well-functioning democracy. Yet LGBTQ+ people hold just 0.13% of elected positions, despite… Read More

Once A Spectator, She Found Purpose In Running For Office

For many women the path to elected office wasn’t one they ever considered. Councilwoman Christine Houk was once a regular spectator at Grove City Council… Read More

Claiming a Seat at the Table with Kimberly Peeler-Allen

Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. This year we chose to acknowledge and… Read More

The Only Challenger: How Her Life as a Refugee Inspired Her Political Journey

Running for office is no small feat. It takes confidence and savviness that few of us naturally possess. Several women tell us that they… Read More

Mentors Help Us Find Our Path

Sofia Pereira with her mentor Phillis Seawright (2013)   When I was 20 years old, I attended my first state party convention. I was… Read More