The mid-term elections will see an unprecedented 318 women contesting Congressional and gubernatorial elections. Notable also is the unprecedented number of women in the race who have former military experience. In commemoration of Women’s Equality Day, we present the profiles of 29 courageous women with military experience who are attempting to break new ground in public elected office.

Women rise to leadership in smaller countries like Rwanda and Uruguay where there are great pathways and institutions. 

Where are women most represented in government and what will happen with the 2018 National Assembly elections?

The Women in Public Service Project is pleased to announce our new Global Ambassador, Pakistani education activist and co-founder of Malala Fund, Mr. Ziauddin Yousafzai.

Originally posted on "Women's Eco-nomic and Social Think Tank"

This blog post explains why achieving gender parity in public service matters, and how the Leadership Index is the first steps towards reaching the 50x50 goal.

Originally posted on HOPE

Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE) are pleased to announce the HOPE Nonpartisan and Binational Public Service Fellowship, in partnership with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and Aspen Institute Mexico.