Victoria Hsieh (she/her) is a research intern who is a rising junior at Stanford University where she plans to major in Computer Science and minor in International Relations. She aspires to work in policy and research in the future. Victoria looks forward to learning from both her fellow interns and mentors this summer and making an impact on gender representation research.
Jazmin Sanchez (she/her) is the Outreach Intern with RepresentWomen. Learning about intersectional feminism, human rights, and gender equity while living in a small refinery town in southeast Texas led her to become an activist at a very young age. She is always excited to have a conversation about the current political state of the United States or of her home state Texas– she also loves having conversations about her favorite singer Harry Styles and her most recent reads! Jazmin is actively pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Political Science at Stanford University and aspires to apply what she has learned, and what she will continue to learn, to support RepresentWomen’s mission of advancing women’s representation and leadership in the United States.
Jenna Reed (she/her) is a Research Intern at RepresentWomen who was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is currently a junior at Stanford University studying Political Science with a concentration in Political Economy. Jenna became interested in feminism and gender equality at an early age, and is always eager to discuss the importance of women’s representation in not only politics but all aspects of society. In her free time, Jenna enjoys reading, baking, and spending time with her two dogs. Jenna is also a tour guide and is more than happy to instruct her peers in the art of walking backwards.
Posted on Media Hub on March 07, 2022
July 7th - 2022 RepresentWomen releases their policy bundle for promoting Gender Balanced Appointments
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April 8 - 2022 RepresentWomen Introduces New Research on Latin America
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Posted on Media Hub on February 25, 2022
Quick Take: The Reality of Running for Governor as a Woman
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Weekend Reading on Women's Representation June 24, 2022
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Weekend Reading on Women's Representation July 1, 2022
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Posted on Interns on January 26, 2022
Ria Deshmukh is a Senior at Virginia Tech majoring in Criminology and Sociology. As a college student, Ria believes that education should be used to create lasting change. She uses the things she learns in class to help the Blacksburg community by community organizing and spreading awareness. When she is not in school she enjoys painting, watching movies, and spending time with her loved ones. In the future, she hopes to go to grad school and work for a research institution.
Posted on Staff on January 26, 2022
Steph Scaglia, a research associate, is originally from Silicon Valley, California and currently a senior at New York University Shanghai. She is pursuing a degree in Political Science and looks forward to starting a Master’s in Political Theory this fall. Steph is passionate about electoral reform, combating climate change, and understanding identity politics. During her free time you can find her riding her bike, at the yoga studio, or at happy hour.
Posted on Staff on October 06, 2021
Fatma Tawfik is a Research Associate at RepresentWomen. Driven by her passion for politics, international relations, gender equality, and human rights, Fatma pursued her education and graduated with a political science degree from Bani-Suef University in 2020. After gaining some professional experience, Fatma plans to return to school to continue her studies. After grad school, Fatma hopes to work as a professor teaching international relations, while continuing to raise her voice against gender inequality and the importance of women empowerment. Fatma's dream is to become a role model for women and girls, especially, girls from developing countries so they can pursue their dreams and fight for them.
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Posted on About Us on September 03, 2021
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RepresentWomen is a 501 c3 nonpartisan nonprofit working to change the system to provide women equal access to both appointed and elected offices. We advocate for systemic change so that more women can RUN, WIN, SERVE & LEAD. We champion and advance the adoption of evidence-based solutions that break down structural barriers to women’s political leadership. We mobilize changemakers to support these reforms.
RepresentWomen is a national organization located in Takoma Park, MD. Our team is on a fast growth trajectory but currently consists of five full-time and three part-time staff who work virtually all over the country and world. As an organization we:
- Identify the most transformative, viable, and scalable structural reforms
- Conduct research to determine the best practices to implement those reform
- Identify and help stakeholders apply this knowledge to make real-world change
RepresentWomen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for positions without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law, including but not limited to: race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status or uniformed service member status.