The 2021 Ready to Run Iowa campaign training series wrapped up on April 30 with the final two workshops. Six half-day workshops were offered on Feb. 23, March 23 and April 30 by the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, all six workshops were offered virtually via Zoom. … Continue reading Ready to Run Iowa 2021 wraps up virtual workshops
The Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics held a virtual year-end celebration event on April 19 to honor the 11 affiliated students who earning their undergraduate degrees from Iowa State University this spring or summer. Sharon Haselhoff – Legacy of Heroines alumna, scholarship donor and general manager of the Grand Falls Casino Resort … Continue reading Catt Center celebrates our graduating seniors
No election? No problem! The Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics continues to lead Iowa State’s student voter engagement efforts and earn national recognition. GO VOTE design sprint In March, the Catt Center partnered with ISU’s new Student Innovation Center, the Department of Political Science, and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences … Continue reading Voter engagement continues at Iowa State – and wins awards!
In celebration of Mother’s Day, we are featuring plaza heroines who were single mothers. Their dedication as single parents and the way it shaped their children is evident in the biographies of these honorees. If you are interested in purchasing a brick or a paver to honor a heroine in your life, fill out the … Continue reading Stories from the Plaza of Heroines
The Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics is pleased to recognize the accomplishments and activities of its faculty, staff, students, alumni and supporters: Claire Andreasen, Dr. Roger and Marilyn Mahr Professor in One Health in veterinary pathology and sponsor of the Claire B. Andreasen Legacy of Heroines Scholarship, has been named University Professor. … Continue reading Of note: News about center faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends
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