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May 21, 2013
A newsletter to keep you informed about all things women and politics

Changing the Picture of Public Leadership 

That's the topic of the first Huffington Post blog entry from CAWP director Debbie Walsh. Read it here.




The gap is growing: CAWP blogs about women's congressional representation by party from 1917 to 2013. What's holding Republican women back?

See it to believe it: Check out this image of gender disparity in the 113th Congress.

What's up with Iowa...and Pennsylvania? Articles report on the dearth of women in office from each state.  

Political engagement starts early: CIRCLE releases data on gender differences in civic engagement and political participation among young people.

Madam President? EMILY's List launches a new project, Barbara Lee outlines 5 reasons we'll have a woman president, and Jessica Valenti explains why she's voting for a woman next time around.




Register Now for our next Ready to Run Workshop 

Public Speaking:  

Effective Presentation & Communications Skills

Thursday, June 20th, 9am to Noon

New Brunswick, NJ


Seventy-five percent of women report that they have anxiety about giving speeches or presentations.  This interactive workshop, designed with women in mind, will focus on how to deliver your message more powerfully and how to identify your authentic style. Participants will find out the secrets of verbal and nonverbal communications techniques to capture and maintain any audience's interest, and practice tips and specific strategies for dealing with speech anxiety.   


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