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Mission & Purpose

WPI Staff 2014

The mission of the Women & Politics Institute is to close the gender gap in political leadership. We provide young women with academic and practical training that encourages them to become involved in the political process and facilitate research that enhances our understanding of the challenges women face in the political arena.

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Seriously!?!

Some surprising statistics about the status of women in politics.

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