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About CAWP

About CAWP

The Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP), a unit of the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is nationally recognized as the leading source of scholarly research and current data about American women’s political participation. Its mission is to promote greater knowledge and understanding about women's participation in politics and government and to enhance women's influence and leadership in public life.

CAWP’s education and outreach programs translate research findings into action, addressing women’s under-representation in political leadership with effective, imaginative programs serving a variety of audiences. As the world has watched Americans considering female candidates for the nation's highest offices, CAWP’s over four decades of analyzing and interpreting women’s participation in American politics have provided a foundation and context for the discussion.

Media: Please contact Kathy Kleeman, senior communications officer (kleeman@eagleton.rutgers.edu; 732/932-9384, ext. 231) with all inquiries, and you will be referred to the appropriate CAWP source.

CAWP's Programs and Resources

Information about Women in Politics
Education and Training Programs
Other Resources and Programs