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2020 Carrie Chapman Catt Prize for Research on Women and Politics funds seven projects

Seven research projects received funding through the 2020 Carrie Chapman Catt Prize for Research on Women and Politics. “The Catt Center received proposals from disciplines as varied as political science, history, theatre, queer studies, women’s studies and communication. Choosing from such a varied and high-quality pool of proposals is both rewarding and challenging,” said Karen … Continue reading 2020 Carrie Chapman Catt Prize for Research on Women and Politics funds seven projects

CATEGORIES: March 2021, Voices

Porter discusses speaking truth to power in virtual Mary Louise Smith Chair lecture

On Feb. 26, U.S. Rep. Katie Porter presented the Spring 2021 Mary Louise Smith Chair in Women and Politics lecture, “Truth to Power” via Webex. This lecture series is sponsored by the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics through the generous support of donors. This year’s lecture was the first one presented virtually, … Continue reading Porter discusses speaking truth to power in virtual Mary Louise Smith Chair lecture

CATEGORIES: March 2021, Voices

Emerging Leaders and the Catt Center support The SHOP

Catt Center director Karen Kedrowski and public relations intern Elyse Davis have learned a lot this spring about food insecurity at Iowa State. Kedrowski is a member of this year’s Emerging Leaders Academy, a leadership development program offered annually by the Office of the Provost. The cohort is divided into several teams who are charged … Continue reading Emerging Leaders and the Catt Center support The SHOP

CATEGORIES: March 2021, Voices

Donors contribute to Catt Center’s programs, scholarships and activities

The Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics thanks the following donors for their friendship, support and contributions to its programs, scholarships and activities during 2020. With their support, the center provided scholarships, internships, and leadership development and civic engagement programs to students; brought noted guest speakers to campus; expanded the collections of the … Continue reading Donors contribute to Catt Center’s programs, scholarships and activities

CATEGORIES: March 2021, Voices

Of note: News about center faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends

The Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics is pleased to recognize the accomplishments and activities of its faculty, staff, students and alumni: Cameron Beatty, assistant professor in the Educational Leadership and Policy Studies Department at Florida State University, received the 2021 Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Award from NASPA Region III, an organization for … Continue reading Of note: News about center faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends

2021

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics was not able to have an in-person reception and ceremony to recognize the honorees for the 2021 Women Impacting ISU calendar. Instead, on Jan. 5 the center unveiled the 2021 Women Impacting ISU calendar via video. The video includes a welcome … Continue reading 2021

CATEGORIES: January 2021, Voices

Catt Center statement on Jan. 6 insurrection at US Capitol

On Wednesday, January 6, 2021, the U.S. Congress met to conduct one of the United States’ sacred rituals of democracy: counting the Electoral College votes. Their business—the public’s business—was interrupted for hours by an unruly mob who sought to overturn a free and fair election. Had they succeeded, the insurrectionists would have disenfranchised millions of … Continue reading Catt Center statement on Jan. 6 insurrection at US Capitol