2012 has been a historic year in American politics. Last night, America chose between Barack Obama, the nation’s first African-American president (making history again by running for reelection, and Mitt Romney, who would have been the nation’s first Mormon president had he won. While notable and exciting, those are not the historic candidates I’m talking […]
By this time next week, the 2012 election will be over. The official debates have already finished and soon, the candidates will leave the campaign trail. Whether you find yourself cheering or crying on November 6, I think there is one thing from this election season that we can all celebrate – this has been […]
On some level, I always knew I wanted to be a journalist I wanted to ask questions and research things I cared about, then share that information. Yet, as a child, I was often unable to fully articulate what I wanted to do and what it was called. Whenever I was asked what I wanted […]
Lead by example and encourage a young girl to get involved this Election Day! We’ve got a special downloadable kit to help you ignite the leadership of a girl in your community. Make sure to share the experience by tweeting a photo to @TWHP #Binvolved, or e-mail the photo to email@example.com.
One of the many ways you can ignite your own leadership during the presidential election is to lead by example. We have teamed up with Mattel to encourage young girls to participate in Election Day 2012, and we’re asking you to encourage a young girl in your life to get involved. Here’s your challenge: When […]
Leadership, Work and Family From the very beginning of the White House Project, our goal was not just a woman president, but using the presidency (the only place you can convince Americans that women don’t already lead) as a way to propel a critical mass of women into leadership at all levels of government and […]
In My Opinion is a weekly segment in which Interns and Staff at The White House Project comment on recent issues and articles important to their individual leadership. Title: Parity in Politics: Why Women Don’t Want It Author: Kathleen Schafer There’s an obvious absence of women in American politics as compared to men – but why? Schafer […]