Women Rule-logo

Women Rule

POLITICO

Join POLITICO’s Anna Palmer on the Women Rule Podcast as she takes you backstage with women bosses for real talk on how they made it and what advice they have for women looking to lead. New episodes every Wednesday. Women Rule is produced by POLITICO in partnership with our founding partners Google and the Tory Burch Foundation.

Join POLITICO’s Anna Palmer on the Women Rule Podcast as she takes you backstage with women bosses for real talk on how they made it and what advice they have for women looking to lead. New episodes every Wednesday. Women Rule is produced by POLITICO in partnership with our founding partners Google and the Tory Burch Foundation.
More Information

Location:

United States

Networks:

POLITICO

Description:

Join POLITICO’s Anna Palmer on the Women Rule Podcast as she takes you backstage with women bosses for real talk on how they made it and what advice they have for women looking to lead. New episodes every Wednesday. Women Rule is produced by POLITICO in partnership with our founding partners Google and the Tory Burch Foundation.

Language:

English


Episodes

Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the president doesn't single out women reporters

12/12/2018
More
Live from the Women Rule 2018 Summit: President Donald Trump has made numerous derisive comments about female reporters, but White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders won’t say whether he crossed the line.

Duration:00:26:43

Sen. Capito: We’re ‘well aware’ of a lack of Republican women in Congress

12/5/2018
More
2018 was the "Year of the Woman" — except when it comes to Republican lawmakers. “We’re falling way short. And the Democrats are outshining us, no doubt on that," Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) said.

Duration:00:23:02

Deborah Rutter on running the Kennedy Center

11/28/2018
More
Deborah Rutter, the president of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, spoke with Women Rule about how she deals with the political overtones that come with art, her mission to make sure all children in America have art as part of their school curriculum, and why she doesn’t find the fundraising part of her job so difficult.

Duration:00:28:19

“I so desperately wanted to do well”: Entrepreneur Gazelle Hashemian

11/20/2018
More
Gazelle Hashemian -- a successful IT executive whose latest venture is the wellness company Blue Flower -- said her deep sense of appreciation for opportunity in the United States comes from living through the Iranian Revolution in 1979. In 2001, she became president of Paragon Technology Group, a company that her husband founded in 1997, which grew into a successful multi-million dollar business.

Duration:00:30:02

'You fall in love with it': Kim Davis on hockey and her career in the NHL

11/14/2018
More
NHL executive vice president Kim Davis is diversifying the NHL. Women Rule talks with Davis about her work to grow the league’s fan base, how she’s drawn inspiration from her family, and about political controversies in sports in the Trump era.

Duration:00:29:33

How women won – and lost – in the midterms

11/7/2018
More
It was a historic night for women in midterm races around the country. Women Rule's Anna Palmer talks with POLITICO editor Carrie Budoff Brown and campaign reporter Elena Schneider about the state of play for women legislators, governors, and voters after the midterm elections.

Duration:00:28:56

BONUS: The women behind the women on Capitol Hill

11/2/2018
More
With a potential new wave of women legislators coming to Capitol Hill after this election, Women Rule asked the question: What about their staffers? They’re the backbone of Congressional offices – the legislative assistants, the communications directors, the chiefs of staff – and women’s representation in these offices matters too. Just before the midterms, we’re bringing you this bonus episode on the minority women staffing Capitol Hill offices.

Duration:00:33:42

The midterms, 'fake news,' and Martha MacCallum

10/31/2018
More
Fox News host Martha MacCallum will lead the network's coverage on election night. Women Rule talks with MacCallum about the midterm races she's watching, how she feels about the label of "fake news," and what it's like covering every twist and turn of the Trump White House.

Duration:00:29:02

Michelle Freeman believes in the equalizing power of sports

10/24/2018
More
Michelle Freeman, real estate magnate and partner at Monumental Sports and Entertainment, talks women in sports team ownership, the equalizing power of sports, and Colin Kaepernick.

Duration:00:30:26

Jodi Picoult, "women's fiction," and what powerful men can learn from her books

10/17/2018
More
Best-selling author Jodi Picoult is out with a new book - and it has a lot of political implications about women's reproductive rights. Women Rule talks with Picoult about her literary successes (and failures), being labeled "chick lit," and what powerful men can learn from her books.

Duration:00:24:39

Will Cecile Richards ever run for office?

10/10/2018
More
Cecile Richards, the former head of Planned Parenthood, opens up about the Supreme Court, her one "bizarre" meeting with Ivanka Trump, a childhood steeped in politics, and whether she'll ever run for elected office.

Duration:00:35:32

The past and future of Jennifer Siebel Newsom

10/3/2018
More
Jennifer Siebel Newsom, documentary filmmaker and women's rights advocate, could be the next first lady of California.

Duration:00:27:41

Jane Fonda's last act

9/26/2018
More
"I really thought if I wasn’t with a man I didn’t exist." That's what Jane Fonda thought until she was in her mid-60s. Now, she's re-examining her life in a new documentary, "Jane Fonda in Five Acts."

Duration:00:25:57

Dana Perino: From the White House to Fox News

9/19/2018
More
Dana Perino, the Fox News host of the afternoon “Daily Briefing” program and a co-panelist on “The Five,” had a life before cable news. Perino came from a lengthy career in politics, including serving as the White House press secretary under President George W. Bush - only the second woman to serve in that role. Women Rule talked with Perino about her winding professional path – how she started off as a journalist, then left news to work for several prominent Republicans, first on Capitol...

Duration:00:30:42

"I didn’t challenge sexism at every turn"

9/12/2018
More
Labor union leaders Liz Shuler and Mary Kay Henry discuss how they rose up through the union ranks and what they’re trying to do to increase the number of women in the labor movement. Shuler, secretary-treasurer of the AFL-CIO, and Henry, president of the Service Employees International Union, also weigh in on recent Supreme Court decisions, Brett Kavanaugh's nomination, and what that all means for the future of the labor movement.

Duration:00:30:26

What Allie Beth Stuckey hates about the conservative world

9/5/2018
More
Blogger, podcaster, and Conservative Review TV host Allie Beth Stuckey opens up about how being a conservative has marked her – wrongly – as someone who believes “sexism doesn’t exist.” Women Rule talks to Stuckey about her rise in right-leaning circles, who she looks up to in the Republican party, and what it means to be a conservative millennial in this day and age.

Duration:00:27:33

Tracking the candidates: Ayanna Pressley

8/29/2018
More
Ayanna Pressley could be the new face of an old-school Democratic district in Massachusetts. In our final installment of our "Tracking the candidates" series, Women Rule follows Pressley – the first black woman elected to Boston's City Council – as she runs in the state's 7th Congressional District to unseat 10-term incumbent Rep. Mike Capuano. It's an historic Democratic primary election that the entire party is watching, especially in the wake of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's upset victory...

Duration:00:38:06

Tracking the candidates: Lea Márquez Peterson

8/22/2018
More
With Donald Trump as president, it’s not easy to run for Congress as a Republican woman this year. For Lea Márquez Peterson, who’s a GOP primary contender in Arizona’s second congressional district, that means she’s had to develop a strategy that both hugs the president’s policies – and distances herself from him.

Duration:00:23:14

Tracking the candidates: Lori Lightfoot

8/15/2018
More
In the first episode of our three-part "Women Rule: Tracking the candidates" mini-series: Lori Lightfoot. Lightfoot is a Democrat running to unseat Chicago's current Democratic mayor, Rahm Emanuel. If she wins, she could be the city's first black female mayor (and its first openly gay mayor).

Duration:00:27:25

The arts in Washington, feat. the Hirshhorn Museum's Melissa Chiu and the Washington Ballet's Julie Kent

8/8/2018
More
Don't count Washington out when it comes to the nation's art centers. Women Rule talks with two leading ladies of D.C.'s art scene: Melissa Chiu, the director of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, and Julie Kent, the artistic director for the Washington Ballet. Chiu discusses the rise of museums in the age of social media, her curation of Kusama's popular "Infinity Rooms" exhibit, and how she turned the Hirshhorn into an Instagram sensation. Kent reflects on her transition away from...

Duration:00:27:24