Beverly Macy: Everybody's Excited About How the White House Is Supporting GirlPower in Politics
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Earlier this month, the U.S. Senate made history by swearing-in a record-breaking 20 female senators -- four Republicans and 16 Democrats -- in office. And in an interview with ABC's Diane Sawyer, among the senators there was unanimity in predicting, and hoping, that there will be a female president soon, perhaps as early as 2016.
We've been hearing this ever since Geraldine Ferraro was nominated for Vice President way back in 1984, and then with Sarah Palin in the 2008 cycle. Along the way we've had strong role models -- Condoleezza Rice, Hilary Clinton, and on the global stage Germany's Angela Merkel and Australia's Julia Gillard, to name a few. But we've got a long way to go.
Here's what's new and here's why the way the White House is supporting GirlPower in politics may be on track to have a solid impact. On Saturday, January 5, 2013, I had the opportunity to participate in the White House Equal Futures App Challenge L.A. event held at Cross Campus in Santa Moni
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