Stephanie Schriock - Stephanie Schriock, President of EMILY's List, has been described as "inspirational," a "star in American politics," and "a spectacular campaign manager." All of this, and she can make Senator Al Franken laugh while she's doing it.
How Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) Lost 40 Pounds: Health: Self.com : Somehow, while running for election and helping pass landmark legislation, this Democrat from New York found time to slim down and get healthy. Here, she shares her strategies with SELF. #SelfMagazine
Barack Obama Photos Photos: President Obama Presents 2012 Citizens Medals
U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks presents pioneering pediatrician Dr. Berry Brazelton the 2012 Presidential Citizens Medal, the nation's second-highest civilian honor, in the East Room of the White House February 15, 2013 in Washington, DC.
Does your daughter know that Loretta and Linda Sanchez are the first sisters to serve in the United States Congress? #teachourdaughters #girlsinpolitics Register for a Girls in Politics Initiative™ program at www.girlsinpolitics.eventbrite.com or learn more at www.girlsinpolitics.org #girlseducation #girlsleadership #girlssummercamp #academicenrichment #womeninpolitics
Dianne Feinstein - USA - 1992: Feinstein is the first woman elected to the US Senate from California. She became the San Francisco Board of Supervisors' first female president in 1978, the same year Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk were assassinated. Feinstein succeeded Moscone and became the City's first female Mayor. In 2010, she became the first female Chair of the Senate Committee on Intelligence. #womens #history #powerful #jewish #women in #politics
17 of History’s Most Rebellious Women | Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu has been the foremost leader in the effort to democratize the Southeast Asian nation as well as a courageous advocate for human rights and peaceful revolution. She spent 15 years under house arrest when the government refused to cede power to her after her party was elected. (Alison Wright—Corbis)