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“When they go low, we go high”: Michelle Obama, Sarah Hurwitz and a story of successful speech writing

Although the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia was all about Hillary Clinton, it was Michelle Obama who stole the show. Her stirring speech quickly became viral on the Internet, making it to the top 3 subjects of the convention. Barack … Continue reading “When they go low, we go high”: Michelle Obama, Sarah Hurwitz and a story of successful speech writing

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2016, women and political leadership – female heads of state and heads of government

Following the last year post about the state of female leadership in highest political offices in the world, here you can find a freshly updated list of women who are heads of state or heads of government. In comparison with … Continue reading 2016, women and political leadership – female heads of state and heads of government

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Africa – political empowerment of women on the march

After centuries of colonialism and various bloody coups and wars that followed after, one of the most difficult challenges of many African countries today is to build stable political structures and to impose long-lasting peace within their territory’s boarders. This … Continue reading Africa – political empowerment of women on the march

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History of the First Ladyship in ten stories / Historia de las primeras damas en diez cuentos

Para leer este artículo en español, haga el clic aquí o visite la página de la revista Beerderberg. Today’s post is a translation into English of my article published by Beerderberg, online Political Communication Review in Spanish. “History of the … Continue reading History of the First Ladyship in ten stories / Historia de las primeras damas en diez cuentos

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“May the best family win”: running for president in Poland is not a one-man show anymore

“First Lady, First Lady!” chanted the crowd in the Headquarters of the recently elected President of Poland, Andrzej Duda. Agata Kornhauser-Duda thanked everyone for the support given to her husband and said she would do every effort to be a … Continue reading “May the best family win”: running for president in Poland is not a one-man show anymore

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Interview in Catalunya Radio / Entrevista en Catalunya Radio

Last week I had the tremendous pleasure of being the guest of Toni Aira in his political communication radio program, “Els Spin Doctors” (The Spin Doctors) and speaking about First Ladies. Joana Bonet, a journalist and a former editor in chief of … Continue reading Interview in Catalunya Radio / Entrevista en Catalunya Radio

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Being a woman and a candidate to the White House – the beginning of Hilary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign

“I felt I had let down so many millions of people, especially the women and girls who had invested their dreams in me” Hillary Clinton commented in those words her defeat in 2008. Today she is preparing for a new … Continue reading Being a woman and a candidate to the White House – the beginning of Hilary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign

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Does a high percentage of women in the parliament mean a greater gender equality for a country? A quick look on numbers

Women in national parliaments are important actors of change. They bring new perspectives regarding political issues (their effectiveness has been proven over all in themes of peace-building and poverty’s reduction), give more visibility to women in decision-making process and modify … Continue reading Does a high percentage of women in the parliament mean a greater gender equality for a country? A quick look on numbers