Who Runs the World? The Surge of Women into American Politics

Since 2016, we’ve watched women rack up unprecedented wins in statehouses, city halls, and even Congress — and thousands more are throwing their hats into the ring. How did factors like Donald Trump’s win and #MeToo influence this wave, and why does the movement seem to be taking hold now? We’ll take a look at the different governing styles and priorities women exhibit compared to their male counterparts, and talk about the challenges they face as they attempt to make 2018 “The Year of the Woman” in American politics. Underwritten by Microsoft.

Festival: 2018

Watch and Listen: U.S.A.

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