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(From Left) Jessica Francis, My-Lien Le, Rachel Kershaw, Betsy Fischer Martin, and Julia Salvatore.

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

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