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June

  • "Maybe We Need a Queen as President": A Q&A with Mark Steinman

    June 13, 2017

    Is Vision 2020 women-only? Of course not. Men are important partners in the pursuit of gender equality.

    We recently spoke with Mark Steinman, who sits on our National Leadership Circle. In this Q&A, Mark shares his reasons for becoming involved in Vision 2020 and why he feels men should be just as involved as women in the fight for gender equality. 

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  • The Lasting Benefits of Running for Office

    June 13, 2017

    This year marks the 25th anniversary of "The Year of the Woman," when a record number of women, including Vision 2020 President Lynn Yeakel, ran for the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. Now, a quarter of a century later, women's interest in public office is increasing once again.

    Lynn's personal experience as a U.S. Senate candidate in "The Year of the Woman" 25 years ago changed her life in many ways. Although she narrowly lost the general election and was not one of those 28 new women in Congress in 1992, everything she has done since has benefited from that unforgettable adventure.

    Read Lynn's five reasons encouraging women to run for office.

    Read my five reasons encouraging women to run for office.

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