Tag: Women Appointments

8 Facts to Know About Governor Nikki Haley, Our New US Ambassador to the UN

Mattie Kahn, Elle – November 23, 2016

Nikki Haley made no secret of her ambivalence about Donald Trump during the election, backing first Marco Rubio and then Ted Cruz over him and criticizing his rhetoric at several key moments during the race.

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Trump’s Transition Team: Binders with Few Women

Henry C. Jackson and Patrick Reis, Politico – November 11, 2016

There are seven people leading the executive committee for President Elect Donald Trump’s transition team. Zero of them are women. The dearth of women is not a rarity among Trump’s transition hires to date. Of the 79 people listed thus far on four separate Trump transition staff teams or advisory groups, women account for 19 — or about 21 percent.

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This Election Could Shatter More Than One Glass Ceiling

Lesley Clark, Star-Telegram – November 1, 2016

Hillary Clinton often invokes breaking the glass ceiling in her bid for the presidency. But next week’s election could also shatter a glass ceiling if the next president, be it Clinton or Donald Trump, takes aim: No woman has served as treasury secretary, defense secretary or veterans affairs secretary, according to an analysis by the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutger’s Eagleton Institute of Politics.

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