Turning Point in History: U.S. Sends the Most Diverse Delegation to CSW65

The U.S. Delegation to CSW65 is a historic turning point in U.S. political leadership and marks the first time the U.S. will be represented at the session at the White House level, and the first time two women of color have co-led the delegation: Vice President Kamala Harris and U.N. Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield.

Plus, meet the historic eight non-government advisors joining the U.S. Delegation who are changing the game.

Weekend Reading on Women’s Representation: Two More Women Join Biden Cabinet

Weekend Reading for Women’s Representation is a compilation of stories about women’s representation.

This week: the ERA is one Senate vote away from becoming law; two more women join Biden’s Cabinet, while others field bad-faith attacks; protests in U.K. and Australia mobilize; the feminist case for quotas; how Nigeria is getting more women in power; enabling women to serve effectively once elected; and more.

Table for 12, Please: CEA Chair Cecilia Rouse on How Math Can Bring Social Change

The Senate confirmed Cecilia Rouse as chair of Biden’s Council of Economic Advisers—the first Black leader of CEA and the fourth woman in 75 years.

“I went into economics because I wanted to use the tools of economics to generate positive social change,” Rouse said. “I love asking questions and turning to data to use evidence to understand the world, and challenge my own understanding of it.”