Women & Politics Institute-American University

4400 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Ward 237, Washington, DC, 20016

Phone: (202) 885-2903 | Fax: (202) 885-2967
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Principal Staff:
Jennifer L. Lawless, Director
My-Lien Le, Program Coordinator

Type of Organization: National Policy/Research/Education
Founded: 2000

Mission Statement:
The mission of the Women & Politics Institute is to close the gender gap in political leadership. We provide young women with academic and leadership practical training that encourages them to become involved in the political process and we facilitate research that enhances our understanding of the challenges women face in the political arena.

Subject Expertise:
Women’s political leadership, women and politics, women and public policy, reproductive rights, women and the law, women and campaign and elections