REBECCA: “I AM GRATEFUL TO YOU FOR ADDING YOUR VOICE TO THE ESSENTIAL CONVERSATION ABOUT WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP THAT WE NEED TO HAVE AS A COUNTRY.” Hillary Rodham Clinton
Vote Her In is available wherever books are sold.
During the summer and fall of 2020, I was interviewed by a number of media outlets, including Newsweek, Canadian Broadcasting, Global Network News, and WBEZ, the Chicago-based NPR affiliate, regarding the nomination of Kamala Harris and the centennial of American women’s federal suffrage. Among the events I participated in was the one announced above, hosted by Toni Preckwinkle, also featured during that season in the #VoteHerIn podcast.
“I’m not just telling you to read Vote Her In: Your Guide to Electing Our First Woman President because I had the honor of interviewing author Rebecca Sive. I’m telling you to read it because if feminists are going to take over the universe one elected office at a time, we need a solid strategy. Thanks to the poster imagery, Vote Her In serves both as an inspiring manifesto and an enduring snapshot of the women’s Rebellion in action.” by Karen Hawkins, editor, Rebellious Magazine
#VoteHerIn is a perennial idea, worthy of consideration in museum settings, too. This image is from the gift shop at the Lubeznik Center for the Arts in Michigan City, Indiana. And the topic can also be broadly construed: the Everson Museum of Art featured a study session of its ceramics collection with me, in which I discussed my advocacy of equal recognition and treatment of women artists. Find it here.
“YOU WERE PROFOUNDLY RADIANT. WE LOVE LEARNING FROM YOU.” Here is a link to a recent discussion with a terrific group of young women activists and academics about women, politics, and power. For my speaking, I am represented by Anderson Luba-Lucas for my speaking. Contact Annette Luba-Lucas, Managing Partner. Visit here.
The #VoteHerIn podcast motivated the movement to elect our first woman POTUS−sharing the inspirational and frank guidance of women leaders working in diverse political contexts and with diverse personal experiences. Throughout−the underlying theme of the discussion is the challenge women face to achieving any kind of executive political power. We continue to explore why women’s public leadership matters, particularly in executive office.
A favorite images from the #VoteHerIn podcast is this one of Shirley Chisholm, Member of Congress and presidential candidate, with friend, colleague, and #VoteHerIn guest, Laura Murphy, a Chisholm staffer and influential civil rights leader.
“It’s imperative that we have more women in political office at every level. Women have proven they want to get involved. Vote Her In: Your Guide to Electing Our First Woman President is an impressive strategic guide for all women who want to be a part of breaking the glass ceiling.” Jan Schakowsky, Member of Congress
CHICAGO magazine shares the case for Vote Her In here. And Lilith magazine excerpts Vote Her In here. I was interviewed for the Crain’s Chicago Business podcast on inauguration day for Lori Lightfoot, the first African-American woman mayor of Chicago. Here, I discuss the confluence of race, gender, and economics.
Glowingly reviewed by the Chicago Tribune, Vote Her In is an inspirational guide explaining why elect Madam President, and how every woman can take part in achieving that success and benefit from it. Vote Her In demonstrates that the best strategy for creating equal opportunity for women everywhere is to shatter the glass ceiling by electing women to executive office.
WGN Radio, the Steve Cochran show: “we’re ready to elect our first female president.”
The Daily Beast recommends“nine books to read to get ready for the pink wave.” Every Day Is Election Day: A Woman’s Guide is one.