• Women In Politics: Challenges And Trends

Rappaport Center presents panel discussion

Noon - 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, 2011
First-Floor Function Room
Suffolk University Law School
120 Tremont St., Boston

The Rappaport Center for Law and Public Service presents a panel discussion on "Women in Politics: Challenges and Trends."

How are women in Massachusetts politics faring in contested races? What are the trends with respect to women running for elected office? Are there unique challenges facing women once elected? What can or should be done to reverse any trends that are preventing women from pursuing and holding elected office?

Moderator, Janet Wu, Reporter, WCVB-TV, Channel 5

Panelists include:
Professor Leanne Doherty, Simmons College
Former Lt. Gov. Kerry Healey, Co-Chair, Parity Project
Rep. Shaunna O'Connell
Rep. Marty Walz

Lunch will be provided.

The event is co-sponsored by the Women's Bar Association, Massachusetts Women's Political Caucus and the Boston Club.

For more information contact the Rappaport Center at 617-573-8644.

Register for the event.

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