Rima Shahid had this information in IndyStar. Here is an excerpt:
….Everyone benefits when women are in office, as studies have shown that women are more likely to propose legislation that benefits families and children, and they’re more inclined to emphasize education reform and health care.
Furthermore, as Women Deliver notes, global studies show that women are more likely to work with members of other parties, to be available to their communities and to increase constituent confidence in a democracy.
So, how do we get more women involved? By training, encouraging and preparing them to run. To this end, on May 22, Women4Change Indiana is hosting its annual Ready to Run program, a nonpartisan training initiative designed to help women run for office.
Read the full article here.