Research and Publications on Women's Leadership

Oct 14, 2016

The White House Office of the Press Secretary

On June 29, 2016, President Obama traveled to Ottawa for the North American Leaders’ Summit (NALS) to meet with the President of Mexico and the Prime Minister of Canada, to discuss a variety of topics that affect our shared borders.

Sep 01, 2016

The Women in Public Service Project

WPSP encourages the UK Government to take the following steps to increase women’s political participation in Parliament.

Jul 21, 2016

Published in Politics & Gender

The gender gap in political ambition is an important explanation for the absence of women in legislative assemblies.

Jun 03, 2016

London School of Economics Commission on Gender Inequality and Power

A recurring theme throughout out the LSE Commission on Gender, Inequality and Power is the decisive impact of the economic crisis of 2008 on gender relations.

Jun 01, 2016

Contribution to the Women in Public Service Project 

This study was undertaken to determine whether women in leadership positions in the Canadian federal Public Service (PS) have had an impact on policy, programs, operations, administration or workplace conditions, what that impact might be, and how to measure it.

Apr 18, 2016

The Women and Politics Research Section of the American Political Science Association 2016

This article advances a party-centric analysis of gender quotas in Brazil. We examine how parties mediate electoral rules, finding that neither the implementation of the Lei de Cotas (Quota Law) in 1995 nor its 2009 mini-reform was sufficient to induce significant change in party strategies for the nomination and election of women.