Weekly Brief: November 26, 2014
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Let's Have A Talk
Like breakfast and want more women in office? Well, you're in luck. She Should Run is proud to be teaming up with the Congressional Women’s Staff Association for our "National Conversation" panel on December 5th. Want to be a part of the conversation? RVSP here.
Polls Don’t Lie
According to new data, Hillary’s lead in 2016 is significantly larger than it was eight years ago—and she hasn’t even announced she’s running (yet). Happy Hillidays, y’all.
This week, Vogue highlighted Jeannette Rankin, the first woman elected into Congress who strongly believed women could transform American politics. She was elected before American women even had the right to vote, so let's take her word for it.
Stained Glass Ceiling
The Church of England chipped away at the glass ceiling last week by voting to allow women to become bishops, inequality that dates back 2,000 years. Next ceiling to smash: Presidency.
20 Men. One Sexist Mission.
Top gavels have been assigned for House committee leadership roles and they include twenty men...and one woman. Aw, you really shouldn’t have!
Don’t Blame The Name
A recent Buzzfeed survey found many people believe the word “feminism” should be replaced. How about instead of changing the name—we replace inequity with equity and call it day?
Last week, an Uber executive said he would invest a million dollars to smear a woman journalist who criticized the company. In other investing news, I became a shareholder with She Taxi.
"Pick-up artist" Julien Blanc has been banned from a number of countries ‘cause people have had enough of the misogynistic dating coach. Some people’s 15 minutes are just 15 minutes too long.