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On Sunday mornings, I look forward to seeing Maria Shriver’s Sunday Paper in my inbox. Her positive outlook, thoughtful observations, and inspiring spotlights are a peaceful start to the end…

Lindsey Acciarito for Georgia State Senate, District 45

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What inspired you to run for office? "My four year old daughter inspired me to run for office. She came home from preschool a few months ago told me about…

Kacie Weicherding for Illinois State Representative, House District 108

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What inspired you to run for office? "My father passed away when I was twelve. I remember him being afraid to die and leave us homeless and in debt with…

Elizabeth Brown for Columbus, Ohio City Council

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What inspired you to run for office? "Columbus is a vibrant and growing city with a tremendous future ahead. But we have real work to do to break down the…

Laura Montoya for New Mexico’s 3rd Congressional District

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What inspired you to run for office? "I come from a family of public servants. My father is a rancher, retired state employee and former city councilman for Las Vegas,…

Kat Martinez for Murray, Utah City Council District 1

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What inspired you to run for office? "I was inspired to run because Utah ranks last when it comes to equal representation regarding elected officials. I have been canvassing for and…

Andrea Cervone for Clarkston, Georgia City Council

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What inspired you to run for office? "I've worked behind the scenes in politics and policy for years and never saw myself running for office –– I've always enjoyed being…

Rachel Junck for Ames, Iowa City Council Ward 4

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What inspired you to run for office? "I was inspired to run for office by Ruth Bader Ginsburg. RBG has spent her life unapologetically fighting for what she believes is right,…

Zakiya Summers for Mississippi House of Representatives District 68

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What inspired you to run for office? "I decided to run because I can do more in my leadership to help advocate on behalf of children, families, and communities. I…

Kelly Rose for Georgia State Senate District 17

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votekellyrose.com What inspired you to run for office? "I have always been an activist for Women's rights and local environmental issues. During Georgia's last legislative session the legislature passed (but…

Reject Racism

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On July 14, the President of the United States tweeted a racist rant, clearly aimed at four Democratic lawmakers, all women of color ― Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (N.Y.), Ilhan Omar…
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Bifurcation Points

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I’ve been thinking lately about bifurcation points. As we look back on our lives, we can all identify places where a sharp and deliberate choice was made--either by us, by…

SXSW 2019

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Since 1986, South by Southwest has been a tool for creatives to develop their careers by bringing together people from around the globe to meet, learn and share ideas. Austin,…

Meet Tanner Segbers

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“Human Swiss Army knife,” is how Megan Park, founder of PWITP, describes Tanner Segbers’ superpower. And he embraces it fully. He’s a one-man band, when it comes to the creative…

Meet Megan Park

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I remember when Megan Park realized her life’s mission. As her sister and life-long fan, I was lucky enough to hear about it fairly early on, as it formulated into…

Meet Jennifer Howd

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“I see potential where others might not. And then I make connections.” Whether she is connecting people to people, people to jobs, people to opportunities, this ability is one of…

Meet Kiki Rosatti

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Kiki Rosatti is a force. She’s a woman with impressive professional experience, strong convictions, and boundless energy. Her journey with Putting Women in Their Place started at the beginning, when…

Meet Katie Wallace

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One day, Katie Wallace was perusing job listings on Indeed when she saw a post by Putting Women in Their Place. The name intrigued her (just as it is intended…

Trickle Up Theory

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There are progressive voices everywhere. In the nearly two years since the 2016 presidential election, record numbers of women have registered at their local boards of election. Why? To carry…

Grand Canyon

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I am at the Grand Canyon. Right Now. It is my first trip to the southwest and I am vacationing with my family, doing my best to unplug and disconnect…

What Happened November 7, 2017

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What happened on November 7, 2017, the first election cycle after the surprising day in 2016 we remember all too well? Change. Lots of it. Across the nation Progressive candidates…

Welcome to Putting Women In Their Place

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Wonder Woman was released weeks ago to universal praise. School children, both boys and girls were inspired by the strong and smart character portrayed on the screen. Directed by a…