Getting more women into political office: What works?

An upcoming event…
When: Thursday, February 28, 2013,
Where: 10:00 AM-1:00 PM Lindner Family Commons, Room 602
1957 E Street NW
The Elliott School of International Affairs
Washington, DC 20052

Open to the public; please RSVP here.
Light lunch will be served following the program.

Keynote address:
Mona Lena Krook, Associate Professor of Political Science, Rutgers University “Electoral Quotas & Women’s Representation in Rwanda: Is More Women Enough?”

Panelists include:
Jennie Burnet, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, University of Louisville “Gender Quotas & Women’s Representation in Rwanda: Is More Women Enough?”
•Megan Doherty, Program Manager for Middle East and North Africa, National Democratic Institute “Women’s Political Participation in Libya: Quotas as a Key Strategy for States in Transition”
Sara Mia Noguera, Chief of Studies and Projects Section, Department for Electoral Cooperation and Observation, Secretariat for Political Affairs, Organization of American States “Can Election Observation be a Tool to Promote Women’s Political Participation?: the OAS experience in the Americas”
Susannah Wellford Shakow, Chair and Founder, Running Start “The Importance of Starting Early”

This event is sponsored by the George Washington University’s Global Gender Program which is a part of the Elliott School’s Institute for Global and International Studies Co-sponsored by the National Democratic Institute

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