How is it possible that the U.S. ranks so low – 84th 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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- Women on Board. For the latest reports and statistics on women’s leadership in the Board room and beyond, visit Catalyst.org. 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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Saturday, Jul 26 | 7:00am - 11:00am NOW-NYC’s Clinic Escorting
Tuesday, Jul 29 | 6:30pm - 8:00pm Activist Night: Politicizing Gender And Women's Choices - Again
Monday, Sep 15 | 6:30pm - 8:00pm Divorce & Separation Legal Clinic
Monday, Oct 20 | 6:30pm - 8:00pm Divorce & Separation Legal Clinic
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