Breakthrough: The Making of America's First Woman President

Breakthrough: The Making of America's First Woman President

Nancy L. Cohen


Why american citizens have by no means elected a lady president, how we replaced to give the chance, and why it matters.

From Hollywood to the halls of Congress, a full of life dialog approximately women’s management, equivalent pay, and family-work stability is underway. at the cusp of a ancient breakthrough—the strength election of America’s first lady president—Nancy L. Cohen takes us contained in the international of America’s girls political leaders. Drawing on enormous quantities of hours of interviews with ladies governors and senators from either events, specialists, political operatives, and a various array of citizens, Breakthrough paints an intimate portrait of the savvy ladies who’ve equipped a substitute for the previous boys membership and are rewriting the playbook for the way ladies achieve politics. during this available and sometimes remarkable tale, Cohen introduces us to the inspiring ladies at the back of the ladies who've introduced us to this threshold, and to a dynamic crew of younger leaders who're redefining how we expect approximately management, feminism, and men’s crucial function in attaining gender equality. Breakthrough takes on our cultural assumptions to teach that the boundaries that when blocked a woman’s ascent to the presidency have fallen, much more than we realize.

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