Welcome to “Who Run The World: A Women’s Podcast.” This podcast series explores different aspects of womanhood in intersectional ways.
This episode is about women in politics — my guest is Natyely Soza. We discuss the lack of diversity in our institutions, the presidential election, Hillary and more.
Want to know more? Here’s some helpful links.
- The need for more female politicians: http://www.cosmopolitan.com/politics/news/a57522/congress-sexism-women/
- A woman candidate vs. a woman’s candidate: http://nymag.com/thecut/2013/04/why-female-politicians-arent-always-pro-women.html
- Hillary Clinton held to a higher standard: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/our-impossible-expectations-of-hillary-clinton-and-all-women-in-authority/2016/02/19/35e416d0-d5ba-11e5-be55-2cc3c1e4b76b_story.html
- 2014 midterm elections not a feminist victory: http://www.cosmopolitan.com/politics/news/a32958/what-the-2014-elections-mean-for-women/
- Low U.S. voter turnout: http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2015/05/06/u-s-voter-turnout-trails-most-developed-countries/
- All women congress: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/female-lawmakers-show-senate-blizzard-article-1.2511309
This is a 5-part series. See the rest of the episodes here.
Collegian Writer Catie Perry can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter @perrycatie.