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We Make More Effective Congresspeople (When We Manage to Get Elected)

Regardless of party affiliation, congressional women deliver more federal projects to their home districts and sponsor and co-sponsor more legislation than their male colleagues. In a study that was recently published in The American Journal of Political Science, researchers from Stanford University and the University of Chicago attributed women's political success not to some innate political instinct but to the fact that it's really hard for us to get elected (there are currently 360 men and 75 women in the House; 83 men and 17 women in the Senate). They theorize that women feel immense pressure to measure up, so instead of meeting expectations, we surpass them.

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Pam Sigler

BY IN Emerge America On 28-06-2016

Pam Sigler Alumna Class of 2016 Emerge Kentucky 0 Pam Sigler is currently employed as an Extension Specialist for Evaluation at the University of Kentucky.  During sixteen years with the University of Kentucky she has held several roles that included management of federal grants (Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program and Food Stamp Nutrition Education, now SNAP Education), advised and written educational curriculum, created marketing materials, coordinated television presentations, and worked to build evaluation capacity among faculty specialist and county agents.  She serves on the UK Staff Senate and Employee Benefit Co read more

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