On Equal Pay Day, key facts about the gender pay gap

On Equal Pay Day, key facts about the gender pay gap

Pew ResearchCenter – Today marks “Equal Pay Day,” the date that symbolizes how far into the new year the average American woman would have to work to earn what the average American man did in the previous year. With a new executive order issued today, President Obama and Democrats are hoping to peg the gender wageContinue Reading

Muriel Bowser Defeats Incumbent Mayor Vincent Gray in Washington Primary

Muriel Bowser Defeats Incumbent Mayor Vincent Gray in Washington Primary

By TRIP GABRIEL, New York Times -WASHINGTON — Muriel E. Bowser, whose activist father introduced her to signature-gathering and door-knocking as a girl, won a stunning upset on Tuesday in the Democratic primary for mayor in a race that turned on the integrity of the incumbent, Vincent C. Gray. Ms. Bowser, 41, promised a “freshContinue Reading

Fourteen Emerge Wisconsin Alumna on Ballot Today

Fourteen Emerge Wisconsin Alumna on Ballot Today

Today is Election Day!  Don’t know where to vote?  Check out My Vote Wisconsin. Fourteen Emerge Wisconsin alumna are on the ballot today in Wisconsin. Emerge Wisconsin is changing the face of Wisconsin politics by identifying, training and encouraging women to run for office, get elected and to seek higher office. Our intensive, cohort-based seven-month trainingContinue Reading

Junior League of Boca Raton to Hold Women’s Political Symposium

Junior League of Boca Raton to Hold Women’s Political Symposium

ElectWomen founder and Pink Politics author Kathy Groob to deliver keynote address The Junior League of Boca Raton Florida will host its Women’s Political Symposium on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at the Vegso Community Resource Center in Boca Raton.  The event will feature a full day of workshops on engaging women in politics and training forContinue Reading

More New Jersey Women Are Ready to Run, Thanks to Ready to Run

More New Jersey Women Are Ready to Run, Thanks to Ready to Run

Ready to Run™ NJ brought women from across the Garden State – as well as visitors from Pennsylvania, Delaware, New York and even Colorado – to master the nuts and bolts of campaigning to win.Congresswoman Grace Meng (NY) keynoted the Diversity Initiatives, explaining how, as the only Asian American lawmaker in New York State, sheContinue Reading