By Cynthia Richie on December 11, 2015
Good Afternoon Friends,
As a reminder, the Representation2020 team is sending regular, email updates on Friday afternoons to share information on the great work of our partners and friends on this listserv. If you’d like us to include something, please email Cynthia (firstname.lastname@example.org) with a link or attachment by Friday morning. In supporting each other, we ask that you “like,” share, “<3 [heart],” retweet, and post in the comment sections of these various pieces!
- Check out this great piece in Fortune: This Video Featuring Amy Schumer and Hillary Clinton as Young Girls Will Make Your Day
- Internationally, Makers writes that: The UN Member Countries Rally to Nominate a Woman for This [Secretary General] Position.
- Watch this great video by HuffPost Women: 48 Things Women Hear In A Lifetime (That Men Just Don’t).
- Check out this piece from TIME about Chancellor Merkel being named person of the year--only the 4th woman to be so named since 1927:
Here are some updates from our friends at the Barbra Lee Foundation. Remember, send us updates by Friday morning and we'll share them in the weekend reading.
Erin Souza-Rezendes from the Barbara Lee Family Foundation takes on the gender component of likeability for Presidential Gender Watch.
#Genderwatch2016 Twitter Party - Tuesday, December 15th
Since the 2016 race for President began,Presidential Gender Watch 2016, a non-partisan project founded by the Barbara Lee Family Foundation and the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers, has been closely tracking and analyzing gender issues on the campaign trail. On Tuesday, December 15 at 9:00pm EST, join #GenderWatch2016 on Twitter as we live tweet during the Republican debate. We’ll be joined by academics, feminists, women’s rights organizations, and many more as we discuss how gender shapes candidate behavior, debate dynamics, and policy discussions, as well as identifying evidence of gender bias or sexism at play on stage.
Who: The Barbara Lee Family Foundation, CAWP at Rutgers University, Political Parity and many more
What: #Genderwatch2016 Twitter Party
When: Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 9:00 p.m. EST
Why: To highlight gender dynamics in the 2016 presidential election and unite conversations on gender under one hashtag
After working on the Representation2020 project for over two years at FairVote, I am moving on to another opportunity at the Federal Election Commission. It has been wonderful working with all of you towards the important goal of gender parity. If you would like to keep in touch with me, please feel free to contact me through my personal email address: email@example.com.