Below are listed a few interesting resources that can help encourage and support young women get involved in political affairs.


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Dr. Nancy D. O’Reilly’s Blog

Brown Girl Magazine Blog

Academy for Women Empowerment Blog

Running Start Blog


Why Don’t More Women Run for Office?

How to Get More Women Involved in Politics

How do we get more women into politics?

Meet Deb Haaland, Likely to Be the First Native Woman Elected to Congress

Huffington Post, Women in Politics

Why Women in Politics?


She Should Run

Running Start

Global Citizen









The Feminine Mystique, by Betty Friedan

My Beloved World, by Sonia Sotomayor

The Woman Behind the New Deal, Kristin Downey

We Should All Be Feminists, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Bad Feminist, by Roxane Gay

I Am Malala, by Malala Yousafzai

Women, Culture & Politics, by Angelay Davis

A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, by Mary Wollstonecraft

The Second Sex, by Simone de Beauvoir

A Room of One’s Own, by Virginia Woolf

Why Women Should Rule the World, by Dee Dee Myers

Dear Madam President: An Open Letter to the Women Who Will Run the World, by Jennifer Palmieri

Big Girls Don’t Cry: The Election That Changed Everything for Women, by Rebecca Traister

What Will It Take to Make A Woman President?: Conversations About Women, Leadership and Power, by Marianne Schnall

When Women Win: EMILY’s List and the Rise of Women in American Politics, by Ellen R. Malcolm, Craig Unger