This past November was history making for women in politics, with more women winning office seats than ever before. Today, women hold 18.3% of the 535 seats in the U.S. Congress, 20% of the 100 seats in the Senate and 17.9% or 78 seats in the House of Representatives. And although this was groundbreaking news, and is a good indication that women are finally making inroads to political power, what it really ... [Read More]
The 2012 election was a mandate for women's leadership. Women have made enormous strides in recent decades, but there's one glass ceiling left to shatter... sending a woman to the White House.
EMILY's List, the nation's largest resource for women in politics, has launched the new national campaign - Madam President - to put a woman in the White House. ... [Read More]
Julia A. Pierson, the highest-ranking female agent in the U.S. Secret Service, will be sworn in today at the White House to head the Secret Service, where she has worked for over 30 years.
So who is this fearless leader?
Pierson, 53, has been chief of staff in the director’s office in Washington since 2008. She began her career at the Orlando Police Department before joining the Secret Service three ... [Read More]
Rachel Mason, a sculptor, songwriter and performer, often explores the concept of ambition and what motivates the most powerful people. Her work comes from a personal place; her fascination with authority, and the desire to learn more about the world and its leaders. Rachel's complex approach to these themes has resulted in a collection of works that encourages viewers to rethink power and politics, showing ... [Read More]
Not sure any of you have had the unfortunate pleasure of seeing the coverage of our country's Vice President in action at yesterday's swearing in ceremony of U.S. Senate members, but we did. In a word we were DISGUSTED. What one major news outlet referred to as "the Biden charm", we consider as deplorable behavior that is an insult to women, men and the esteemed position Joe Biden holds. ... [Read More]
When we elect a President, we also get a First Lady… that is of course, until we get a First Man. Some First Ladies, such as Dolly Madison, Edith Wilson, Eleanor Roosevelt and Lady Bird Johnson are known for their positions within the White House and the impact they made fulfilling their role, while others have taken a back seat to their Presidential husbands. But, in spite of their individual ... [Read More]
It's Election Day 2012 and while we all wait in LONG lines to cast our respective votes for President, Sheryl Crow is giving us someone else to consider as the future (think 2016) leader of the Free World... a woman! The award winning singer/songwriter just debuted this video for her new song - "Put A Woman In The White House" - and she's donating a portion of the proceeds from all iTunes downloads of her ... [Read More]
One Dedicated Doctor: Dr. Catherine Baucom was desperately trying to get to work to perform a surgery; she had been sitting in traffic for an hour and a half when she hatched a plan that included a pink Schwinn and princess helmet... via WAFB
Hall Of Shame: Because women are too dainty for regular pens, Bic has introduced, Bic for Her and customers aren't holding back with their reviews... via Adweek ... [Read More]