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Women in Theater co-produces play with St. John UCC in Bellevue, KY

St. John UCC in Bellevue, KY, and WIT-Women in Theatre Combine Forces St. John United Church of Christ in Bellevue, Ky, is co-producing the first of many plays with WIT-Women in Theatre, a professional, non-union acting troupe.  The first offering is “Walter Cronkite is Dead” by Joe Calarco, a comedy/drama about the difficulty of civilContinue Reading

Ohio Democratic Party Endorses Jill Miller Zimon Over Incumbent in Race for State Representative in HD 12

Former Pepper Pike City Councilwoman Jill Miller Zimon has received the Ohio Democratic Party Endorsement in her State Representative race.   Zimon faces sitting incumbent Democrat John E. Barnes Jr. in the May 6th primary for House District 12 which encompasses Bedford, Bedford Heights, Cleveland Ward 1, Maple Heights, Mayfield Heights, Highland Hills, North Randall, OrangeContinue Reading

Very Cool Photo Montage of Women to Watch This Year

Great photo montage by MSNBC of 37 women to watch this election cycle in 2014. http://www.msnbc.com/msnbc/women-watch-2014

On Campaign Trail, Missteps on Gender

On Campaign Trail, Missteps on Gender, New York Times Public Editor, Margaret Sullivan - KATHA POLLITT’s judgment, on Twitter, was harsh. The feminist writer observed: “NYT mag: First Hillary as giant bald fleshball, now ‘Can Wendy Davis Have It All?’ Sexist much?” Her reference was to two recent cover stories on female politicians in The NewContinue Reading

Join WUFPAC for an Evening with Reshma Saujani

Join WUFPAC (Women Under Forty Political Action Committee) for an Evening with Reshma Saujani WUFPAC Presents an evening with Reshma Saujani author of Women Who Don’t Wait In Line February 18th 6:00-8:00pm Home of John Jameson President and Founder of Winning Connections 616 North Carolina Ave, SE Washington, DC 20003 Purchase Your Tickets Here! Reshma Saujani isContinue Reading

Running Start’s 8th Annual Women to Watch Awards April 2nd

8th Annual Women to Watch Awards – Save the Date | Running Start Bringing Young Women to Politics. | Running Start.

Jill Miller Zimon Makes It Official- Challenges Incumbent in Ohio State House Primary

There will be a battle in the Democratic Party for House District 12 Former Pepper Pike City Councilwoman and political activist Jill Miller Zimon filed petitions today for the May 6th Democratic Party primary ballot for House District 12 State Representative.  Zimon submitted almost double the 50 required signatures to have her name on theContinue Reading

Two Organizations Dedicated to Improving Women’s Health Join Forces

Two Organizations Dedicated to Improving Women’s Health Join Forces Childbirth Connection Becomes Program of National Partnership for Women & Families WASHINGTON, D.C. — January 23, 2014 — Two powerhouses that have been working for decades to improve the health of women, moms and families announced today that they have joined forces, with Childbirth Connection becoming a coreContinue Reading

Emerge Vermont is Launched

On September 24th in Burlington, over 200 people gathered at Hotel Vermont to celebrate the launch of Emerge Vermont. Thank you to everyone who attended to learn more about Emerge Vermont and to hear from our inspiring speakers, Governor Madeline Kunin, Congressman Peter Welch and Saint Albans Mayor Liz Gamache. We were thrilled WCAX interviewedContinue Reading

Wendy Davis tells Democrats she’s in

By ALEXANDER BURNS, POLITICO - Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis and her advisers have begun informing influential Democrats that she intends to run for governor in 2014, according to multiple sources familiar with Davis’s conversations. The Fort Worth legislator made a national name for herself in June when she mounted a filibuster against new proposed abortionContinue Reading