Black History Month: Black Women’s Political Representation

By Cameryn Chan on February 25, 2021

Dear Friends,

It’s Black History Month! Lets celebrate our nation’s history and heroes by taking a look at political achievements Black women have accomplished within the year. Black women have scored landmark achievements this year and it is important that these women get the coverage they deserve.

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Weekend Reading on Women's Representation February 19, 2021

By Cynthia Richie Terrell on February 19, 2021

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Dear women's representation enthusiasts,
One of the best parts of writing this blog each week is finding pieces that challenge paradigms and bring fresh energy to the push for women's representation and equality. This article on Medium by Kristin Hull offers a great set of tools to help us all dismantle the patriarchy:

I used to give up wine or cocktails, and when I was younger, chocolate. With everything going on in our world, giving up alcohol or sweets seems so 2019. Last year in 2020 — and again this year — I am giving up the patriarchy for Lent.

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Meet the Team: Natalia

By Kaycie Goral on February 12, 2021

Natalia Tu is a research intern at RepresentWomen and a current senior at Carleton College majoring in Sociology and Anthropology. Her passion for women’s rights and representation drew her to RepresentWomen, and she is excited to focus her research efforts on gender parity in government on an international-level, specifically in East and Southeast Asian countries. In addition to her research interests, Natalia enjoys hiking and listening to true crime podcasts!

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Meet the Team: Molly

By Kaycie Goral on February 12, 2021

 

Molly Taylor, a rising freshman at Princeton University, is elated to serve as a communications intern at RepresentWomen. Interested in public policy and journalism, she looks forward to promoting RepresentWomen’s research and democracy reforms that will help the U.S. achieve gender parity. In her free time, Molly enjoys discovering new podcasts and playing in the snow with her black lab.

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Meet the Team: Meaghan

By Kaycie Goral on February 12, 2021

Meaghan Shea is an outreach and advocacy intern for RepresentWomen and a current junior at Marist College studying political science and philosophy. She is a quadruplet, born in New York City and raised in Warwick, New York, with her three brothers. Meaghan intends to graduate from Marist early and move to DC as soon as possible. She may not have a linear career path in mind but is passionate about advocacy and reform to ensure that our government is best equipped to be the most representative of its people.

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Meet the Team: Laura

By Kaycie Goral on February 12, 2021

Laura DeMarco is an Administration and Development Intern at RepresentWomen. She juggles her internship with her classes at the University of Maryland, her blogging work, and her role as Vice President of the local Delta Alpha Pi chapter. She is very passionate about inclusion and hopes that her efforts at RepresentWomen will encourage more of it.

 

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Meet the Team: Julia

By Kaycie Goral on February 12, 2021

Julia Tallant is a recent graduate of Denison University where she majored in International Studies and Spanish. Her passion for transnational feminism, social movements, and equitable political representation led her to become a research intern at RepresentWomen. She hopes to go on to graduate school for either International Studies or Political Science and work as a researcher in the very broad field of global gender issues.

 

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Meet the Team: Gabriela

By Kaycie Goral on February 12, 2021

Gabriela Goodman is a research intern at RepresentWomen and a sophomore at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is studying Economics, Public Policy, and Business Administration. Her interests center around gender equity, advocacy, and research.

 

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Meet the Team: Emily

By Kaycie Goral on February 12, 2021

Emily McDonnell is a Multimedia Intern at RepresentWomen. She is currently attending school at American University where she studies Film and Media with a minor in Business and Entertainment. For as long as she can remember, Emily has had a passion for media production. She filmed her first ever short film at the age of twelve, and while it still only sits at around 30 views on Youtube, ever since then she’s fallen in love with video editing. She is looking forward to using her skills in media to help further RepresentWomen’s amazing causes and is so excited about joining the RepresentWomen team.

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Meet the Team: Cameryn

By Kaycie Goral on February 12, 2021

Hello! My name is Cameryn Chan and I am an Outreach Intern for Represent Women. I was born and raised in Southern California, but I plan exploring as much of the world as I can. As a Legal Studies and Politics double-major at UC Santa Cruz, I hope to enter law for my future career. But for now I am working from home and enjoying time with family during this pandemic.

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