Leading to Beijing +20: Women in Politics — by AMG

This past weekend, I attended the “Elect Her: Campus Women Win” program hosted by Texas A&M, which is designed to get women involved in politics. The daylong event, a collaborate effort between Running Start and the American Association of University Women (AAUW), encourages college age women to run for student government and future political office, … Continue reading Leading to Beijing +20: Women in Politics — by AMG

Leading to Beijing +20: Equal Opportunities for Women — by RMS

Today we are conscious of injustices against women and realize that reformation needs to take place. The question that I struggle with is why are injustices so apparent, yet so difficult to eradicate?  I find it astounding that still in 2015 “women perform 66 percent of the world’s work, produce 50 percent of the food, … Continue reading Leading to Beijing +20: Equal Opportunities for Women — by RMS

Leading to Beijing +20: Women in Leadership Positions — by NCM

Ensure women's full and effective participation and equal opportunities in leadership positions Since the creation of the Beijing platform women have gained recognition in the economical and political sphere, and have more actively contributed in leadership positions. This progress, although positive, has come slowly. In 1995, when the conference was held, women represented 10.3 percent … Continue reading Leading to Beijing +20: Women in Leadership Positions — by NCM