This Week in Women

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In Historic Pick, Joe Biden taps Kamala Harris to be his running mate

“These aren’t normal times,” Biden said in an email to supporters Tuesday afternoon, referencing the coronavirus pandemic and calls for racial justice. “I need someone working alongside me who is smart, tough, and ready to lead. Kamala is that person.”

Kamala Harris, daughter of immigrants, is the face of America’s demographic shift

Michelle Obama and Melinda Gates: We can’t ignore adolescent girls in Covid-19 response

Even before Covid-19 struck, more than 98 million adolescent girls worldwide were not in school, according to UNESCO. Now, due to ripple effects from the pandemic, the Malala Fund predicts an additional 20 million girls of secondary school age could remain out of school — not just this year, but possibly forever.

The state of black women in corporate America

To our knowledge, this makes it the largest study on the state of women in corporate America, and the largest study on the experiences of women of color at work.

The history of the women nominated for Vice President

In 2008, then-Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin was the Republican vice presidential nominee, and in 1984, then Rep. Geraldine Ferraro of New York, a Democrat, was the first woman to be on a major party ticket.


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