Saturday, February 8, 2014

February 8th: It's all about bad math

Here's a link to my original tweet and post when the idea hit. The idea was to have students or other social work alumni excited about the opportunity to work for change in the way that we have all been trained to do. Sadly, there was an apathetic response to the idea. The math drove me to make the post.
In order for women to reach any type of parity in leadership, they have to run for Congressional seats when they open up. This one had been filled for 40 years by Henry Waxman.
90% of the time an incumbent gets reelected- and is almost always a male.

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