Media Advisory: Women in Politics 2014: Historic and Current Perspectives

Media Advisory: Women in Politics 2014: Historic and Current Perspectives

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Amy Klobuchar
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar

WHAT: A day-long symposium that will examine why women do or do not run for political office, how they govern once elected, and documentation of the history of women in politics. The symposium will wrap up with a policy discussion and action steps. U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (Minn.) will deliver the keynote address. The symposium is free and open to the public, but please register at www.ppc.uiowa.edu, as space is limited.

WHERE: Old Capitol Museum, Senate Chambers

WHEN: Friday, April 18, 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. (registration begins at 8:15 a.m.)

WHO: The University of Iowa Public Policy Center (PPC)

WHY: The series is part of the PPC's 25th anniversary celebration year, fulfilling the center's mission to engage the public by sharing the expertise and resources of the PPC and the University of Iowa.

HASHTAG: Follow #iowawomeninpolitics on Twitter before and during the events, and use the hashtag when posting to join the conversation.

MORE INFO: Find more information on the agenda and speakers at this website.

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#iowawomeninpolitics: join the conversation on Twitter before and during the events

Contacts

Leslie Gannon, Public Policy Center, 319-335-6817

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