Women candidates and their campaigns: the latest info, trends and historical context.
A bi-partisan national effort to recruit and train women to run for all levels of office.
Gilda is project manager of information services at the Center for American Women and Politics, Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. The Center a unique non-profit, non-partisan organization was created in 1971 to research women's influence and participation in the political process.
Currently, she manages the research, collection and organization of current and historical information about women's political participation. She responds to inquiries from the media, scholars, activists, officeholders and the general public.She received her bachelor of arts degree in political science and women's studies from Douglass College, Rutgers University and earned her master's degree in public administration at Rutgers. Prior to her recent activities, Gilda worked in banking for over twenty years as an accountant.
Present and Past Board Memberships include:
- Piscataway Township member Zoning Board of Adjustments (2012-present)
- Middlesex County Democratic Committeewoman (2007-present) National Women’s Political Caucus Political Planning Committee (2007-present)
- National Women’s Political Caucus, Vice President Political Planning (2009-2011)
- Women’s Political Caucus-NJ, Chair Information Resources (2007-present)
- Advisor to Rutgers University-Women's Political Caucus chapter (1995-present)
- Latinas United for Political Empowerment (LUPE) Board (1999-2009)
- National Women's Political Caucus Political Planning Committee (1999-2005)
- IWL Leadership Scholars Program Board, Douglass College (2002-2007)
- Women's Political Caucus-NJ, Legislative Chair (2001-2002)
- Women's Political Caucus-NJ, Chair-Political Resources (1999-2005)
- National Women's Political Caucus- vice chair Hispanic Caucus (1997-1999)
- Women's Political Caucus-NJ-board secretary (1996-1999)