Politics & Election Strategy

Panelist, “Women and Power in Decision Making,” IFES International Women’s Day Briefing, Washington, DC, March 4, 2015. Speaker, “Women’s Leadership: Successful Strategies for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals,” Women Parliamentarian Legislative Exchange (House...

Writing About Divorce (Law)

Last year, I spent some time writing about divorce – no, not my own – but divorce law and practice in four countries.  Here is my take away.  A country’s laws and practices around divorce are indicative of how a country values women.  I’m pleased that the newly...

Election Night 2012

Watching the 2012 election from a far has reaffirmed so much of what I think about the US and our still imperfect political system.  On election night, I was struck by the remarkable nature of the American politics and political culture. Despite heated and partisan...