How is it possible that the U.S. ranks so low – 73rd in the world – in women’s political representation? Why is it that only 4% of Fortune 500 companies have woman CEOs? If we want to see concrete changes to policies that impact women – such as innovative workplaces, affordable child care, paid parental leave, access to reproductive rights – then we need more women in positions of power. That’s why the NOW-NYC PAC puts electing pro-choice and pro-women candidates and getting strong, passionate women into boardrooms at the top of its agenda. NOW-NYC also delivers a number of programs that foster women’s individual growth and leadership skills.
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- Electing Pro-Women Women. Keep tabs on women’s political representation across the country at the Center for American Women in Politics, the Eagleton Institute at Rutgers University.
- Circle of Success. Many of our Women of Power & Influence alumnae have boldly forged their way to the top of their career fields, breaking barriers along the way. Past honorees include Nicole Miller, Daryl Hannah, Rachel Maddow, and Gloria Steinem.
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Source: New York Times
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Source: NY Times
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Source: Newark Advocate
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