Category: November 2020

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Iowa women increase federal representation, but down in state legislature

Iowa will send four women to Washington, D.C., in 2021, one more than the current delegation, but it is still unclear exactly which women will be representing Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District. The 89th General Assembly of the Iowa legislature will include at least one less woman, and possible two, with the fate of Republican Mariannette … Continue reading Iowa women increase federal representation, but down in state legislature

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Center announces 2021 Women Impacting ISU calendar honorees

Twelve women whose leadership has made a difference at Iowa State University will be honored on the fifteenth annual Women Impacting ISU calendar. Students selected for the 2020 calendar are: Helen Barton, senior in graphic design, and Rachel Junck, a senior concurrently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering and a master’s in business administration. … Continue reading Center announces 2021 Women Impacting ISU calendar honorees

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Catt Center leads student voting engagement efforts

Catt Center director Karen Kedrowski was busy this summer and fall planning for the fall election cycle and mobilizing Iowa State students to vote. “When I arrived on campus, I found there was a lot of energy around student voter engagement and not much coordination. So there was unnecessary duplication of effort,” Kedrowski observed. “Therefore, … Continue reading Catt Center leads student voting engagement efforts

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Center welcomes 27 Legacy of Heroines scholars

The Legacy of Heroines program has been providing scholarships to hard-working and exceptional students who are interested in public service and politics since 1996. As a Legacy of Heroines scholar, students receive a one-year scholarship split between two semesters. Scholars have the opportunity to renew their scholarships provided they continue to fulfill the criteria and … Continue reading Center welcomes 27 Legacy of Heroines scholars

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Of note

Dianne Bystrom, director emerita, gave a presentation on the women’s suffrage movement as part of a Zoom panel discussion for the Pepsi Service Scholars at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on Sept. 24. She participated in a Zoom panel discussion and vice presidential candidate debate watch party sponsored by the University of Kansas Institute for Leadership … Continue reading Of note