It's your turn.
"Democracy without women is a contradiction in terms." This simple phrase spoken by Ambassador Melanne Verveer makes clear the importance of women's representation in democratic governance. The dearth of women at all levels of U.S. government - often overlooked today - is not only bad for democracy, but has a substantive impact due to the unique perspectives and approaches that women bring to politics and policy-making. This video reminds viewers that we can do better and they can help by considering a run for elected office.