The Change Women Need: Systemic Reforms Power the Path to Equality

Sixty-six countries have outpaced the United States in women’s representation—not because their women are more qualified or ambitious, but because they have implemented electoral systems and policies to ensure more level playing fields and greater opportunity in the electoral process.

If the U.S. wants to accelerate greater gender representation and demonstrate it truly values women’s political leadership, we need changes to our political and electoral systems.

“Madam Speaker. Madam Vice President”: Feminists React to Biden’s Historic Joint Address

Biden’s address was optimistic and solution-oriented, with a heavy emphasis on the American Jobs Plan and American Families Plan.

But before he even began his prepared speech, Biden’s joint address was already one for the books: Never in history had two women shared the dais with the president, and feminists—both inside the chamber and out—did not hide their excitement.

Table For 12, Please: Isabel Guzman, Small Business Administrator, Will Manage $1 Trillion in Relief

On March 16, the Senate confirmed Isabella Casillas Guzman, President Biden’s pick to lead the Small Business Administration (SBA), an agency that has seen its profile grow enormously in response to the pandemic. She is the first Latina to lead the agency and the only Latina in Biden’s diverse Cabinet.

“Now more than ever, our small businesses need us,” Guzman said.