In the wake of Hillary Clinton's 2016 historic race for U.S. President and the U.S. ranked 84th in the number of women in elected office, ascend presents the dangerous long-term consequences of U.S. women's political under representation - revealing the causes and cures for their political-office-avoidance-syndrome, delivered in a deeply researched yet readable light-handed Tina-Fey-bumped-into-Ann-Richards-out-the-door manner. Citing ever-growing frustrations with partisan gridlock - U.S. citizens avoid voting at alarmingly high rates. In vital global indicators - the U.S. continues in its race to the bottom. ascend asserts that U.S. women's under representation in elected office - behind Cuba and Afghanistan - is the root cause of these increasingly crippling challenges. Released in 2016's U.S. Presidential race, the first with major party women Presidential candidates on both sides of the aisle, ascend seeks to aspire women on both sides of the aisle to run for office in never-seen-before numbers.
- Publication Date
- Nov 1, 2016
- Business & Economics
- All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
- By (author): Siobhan "Sam" Bennett