Women can and do run for office, but their path to politics differs from the one most men follow. Women are generally asked to run and likely to have been recruited. Men tend to initiate their own candidacy, and worry less about if they are qualified or not. Women tend to feel under qualified, regardless of their [...]
Talking about the 2012 Elections!
I wrote this post for the Mothers Central Blog, where it appeared on January 16, 2014. Kate Fineske, the mother-in-charge of the site, graciously gave me permission to cross post it on my own blog, where you will find it in full below. Check out the rest of Kate’s collection about parenting, motherhood, and how [...]
Two nights ago, I hosted a gathering for my new ebook, Lean On and Lead, Mothering and Work in the 21st Century Economy. The event was an opportunity to experience the interactive nature of my project as well as to meet Hawaii’s Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa, a candidate for US Senate, who is one of the interviews in [...]