The 23 Percent
About This Show
Women make up only 23 percent of roles in state and local government—and we’re talking to them. Join Governing Magazine's Mattie Quinn for candid conversations with the women shaping policy all over the county.
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010 Jennifer Lawless, Director, Women and Politics Institute at American University
4 days ago
On our season finale, Mattie talks with Jennifer Lawless, director of the Women and Politics Institute at American University. She offers context to this current movement to get more women in public office, and also offers a rallying cry to get women to run for elected office: “There isn’t some issue or problem you couldn’t make better by throwing your own hat into the ring.”