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September 24, 2013
A newsletter to keep you informed about all things women and politics

Talkin' Women and Politics 


If you're a women in American politics junkie, you won't want to miss these exciting autumn events:


Monday, September 30

5:30 PM

Eagleton Institute of Politics

Former Governor Barbara Roberts of Oregon will discuss and sign her new book, Up the Capitol Steps: A Woman's March to the Governorship. Copies of the book will be on sale. Details and RSVP here.  


Monday, October 21

5:00 PM (reception), 5:30 (program)

Eagleton Institute of Politics

Hear CAWP senior scholars Sue Carroll and Kira Sanbonmatsu talking about their new book,

More Women Can Run: Gender and Pathways to the State Legislature at the Eagleton Institute of Politics. Books will be  

available for purchase and signing.  

Details and RSVP here.  





Monday, October 28

7:00 PM

Barnes & Noble  

869 Route 1 South 

North Brunswick

Come here a lively conversation with Rebecca Sive, author of the new book Every Day is Election Day: A Woman's Guide to Winning Any Office, from the PTA to the White House, and New Jersey Assemblywoman Caroline Casagrande. CAWP's own Debbie Walsh will moderate the discussion. Rebecca's book is a fabulous resource for any woman considering a run for office or anyone committed to advancing women's leadership and political participation.  


Not in New Jersey? Rebecca has book talks scheduled around the  

country, including Mississippi, Minnesota, Chicago, and Seattle.  

For dates, locations, and more information, check out her website. 


Thursday, November 21

7:30 PM

Douglass Campus Center

100 George Street

New Brunswick

The Honorable Olympia Snowe, former U.S. Senator from Maine, is this year's Clifford Case Professor of Public Affairs. She will highlight themes from her book, Fighting for Common Ground: How We Can Fix the Stalemate in Congress, in a public lecture. Details and RSVP here. 


Hillary in Midair: This week's New York Magazine profile of Hillary Clinton includes her first extended interview since leaving the State Department. See what she says about running in 2016.


NJ in Top Ten: New Jersey moved up to 10th in the nation for its percentage of women in the legislature when Eliana Pintor Marin was sworn in to the Assembly last week. Marin took the seat of Albert Couthino, who resigned on September 11th.


Defeat in NYC: New York City's only female mayoral candidate, Christine Quinn, was defeated in the city's Democratic primary. Journalist Jill Colvin investigates her fall from frontrunner status.


Taking a Stand: Kudos to High School Senior Gianna Gagliardi (Lower Makefield, PA) for highlighting the importance of women's political leadership and showing the promise of the next generation of women leaders in this thoughtful editorial.

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