Women Serving and Leading: Fairer Practices

Representation2020 calls on city, state and national legislators to reform their internal practices and culture so that women legislators can serve and lead effectively. Erratic work schedules, low pay rates, geographic distance, and unfair leadership selection processes make serving a challenge for many women - especially those caring for children and managing households.

To make the governmental workplace one in which more women office holders can thrive, legislative bodies should enact the following internal process reforms:

Representation2020 calls on gatekeepers at the city, state, and federal level to demonstrate a commitment to gender parity by appointing women to key leadership positions - like committee chairs - when they become available.

Join us in turning public passion for gender parity into action and results