Women are being elected to public office in increasing numbers. However, their voices remain largely underrepresented in collections and archives of political communication. For this reason, the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics at Iowa State University has created an online archives devoted entirely to women's political speech.
The Archives of Women's Political Communication is made possible through a generous gift from Richard and Mary Jo Stanley of Muscatine, IA.
- Kirsten E. Gillibrand
- Kirsten Gillibrand assumed office as New York’s United States Senator in January 2009. While serving as a United States Senator, Gillibrand has served on the Agriculture, Armed Services, Nutrition and Forestry, Environment and Public Works, and Foreign Relations committees. Gillibrand was born December 9, 1966, near Albany, NY. She graduated from Dartmouth College with a major in Asian Studies in 1988 and completed her Juris Doctorate from the University of California-Los Angeles Law School in 1991. Gillibrand worked as an associate in the law firm of Davis Polk and Wardwell in Manhattan, New York, before becoming a partner at Bores... More