Category: Voices

CATEGORIES: May 2021, Voices

Voter engagement continues at Iowa State – and wins awards!

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!

CATEGORIES: May 2021, Voices

Girl Scouts learn the importance of voting rights through new patch program

Amidst the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, the Carrie Chapman Catt Center teamed up with Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa to create a new scouting patch – the Women’s Right to Vote Patch. The patch program was created to educate young girls on the importance of voting, as well as create an appreciation for the historic achievement … Continue reading Girl Scouts learn the importance of voting rights through new patch program

CATEGORIES: May 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, 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

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