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.

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.