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Women as Candidates

The first in our three-part series of Educational forums exploring women’s increasing political activism and leadership. The Changing Faces of Power: Women in Politics Series is hosted by the League of Women Voters and Sewall-Belmont House & Museum. This forum took place on November 14, 2007 at the Sewall-Belmont House in Washington, DC.

Women as Voters

The third part of the Educational Forum Series, The Changing Faces of Power: Women in Politics, was held on March 25, 2008 at the Sewall-Belmont House & Museum in Washington DC. The series of events was hosted by the League of Women Voters and Sewall-Belmont House & Museum.

Women as Office Holders

Part Two of the Educational Forum Series, The Changing Faces of Power: Women in Politics, was held on February 12, 2008 and hosted by the League of Women Voters and Sewall-Belmont House & Museum.

Women as Political Leaders - Our History and Experiences

The Honorable Barbara Roberts, First Woman Governor of Oregon, 1991-1995 addressed convention delegates and attendess on Saturday, June 14, 2008 at the start of the plenary session.

League of Women Voters and the United Nations

During the post World War II period, the League helped lead the effort to establish the United Nations and to ensure U.S. participation.

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Celebrating Women in the Americas: Yesterday and Today

by Odetta MacLeish-White and Zaida Arguedas
Recent advances in women’s political participation are heralded and viewed in a historical context. Highlighted is the successful March 2007 LWVUS cosponsored forum, “Women in the Americas: Paths to Political Power.”