By Cynthia Richie Terrell on December 10, 2016
Last week I wrote from Brussels and this week I was visiting with women's representation experts in the UK. Susannah Wellford and I had the privilege of speaking with a number of the leading women's representation advocates in Britain - they shared impressive stories of training and mentoring programs and we got to meet three of their many success stories.
We also spoke with Sarah Childs, whom I have mentioned before - she is the author of The Good Parliament report which outlines recommendations for a more "representative and inclusive House of Commons" that was presented to Members of Parliament last year. While the UK context is somewhat different I think that the process for and content of the report is something we should pursue at the state and federal level in the United States.Read more