CATEGORIES: July 2019, Voices

Blog to analyze gender and politics at the Iowa State Fair

The Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics will analyze how gender dynamics come into play during presidential candidate appearances at the 2019 Iowa State Fair. The findings will be reported on the new Navigating Gender in Iowa blog. “We hope to learn more about the strategies used by women running for the presidency … Continue reading Blog to analyze gender and politics at the Iowa State Fair

CATEGORIES: July 2019, Voices

Students travel to Sweden to study global leadership and gender

The Leadership Studies Program took its fifth annual study abroad trip to Stockholm, Sweden, May 15-June 8. This year, 19 undergraduate students took part in the program. The trip is supported by scholarships administered through the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics. “Leadership is not about knowing, it is about doing,” said Tony … Continue reading Students travel to Sweden to study global leadership and gender

CATEGORIES: July 2019, Voices

Of note: News about center faculty, students and alumni

The Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics is pleased to recognize the accomplishments and activities of its faculty, students and alumni: Cameron Beatty, who taught for the Leadership Studies Program from 2013-2016 as a graduate assistant and lecturer, and Amber Manning-Ouellette, a leadership studies lecturer from 2015-2018, recently were awarded a $6,625 grant … Continue reading Of note: News about center faculty, students and alumni

CATEGORIES: May 2019, Voices

Graves discusses #MeToo in April 1 visit to Iowa State

On April 1, investigative journalist Florence George Graves visited Iowa State University as the 2019 Mary Louise Smith Chair in Women and Politics. She discussed sexual misconduct in politics and her investigations that led to the forced removal of an elected official and legislation.