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  • SubGenre:Women in Politics
  • Language:English
  • Pages:206
  • Hardcover ISBN:9798989003921

Women In Politics

Breaking Down the Barriers to Achieve True Representation

by Mary Hayashi

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Discover the inspiring journey of women in government through the lens of author Mary Chung Hayashi. This contemporary analysis blends personal experiences, interviews, and powerful stories of trailblazing leaders, emphasizing the need for gender-political parity and inclusive leadership in today's democracy.
In "Women In Politics," award-winning author and healthcare leader Mary Chung Hayashi takes you on a captivating exploration of the remarkable strides made by women in government. This essential and contemporary analysis not only bridges the gap between the past and the present but also intertwines Mary's own journey as an Asian American immigrant and former California State Assemblymember with the inspiring stories of pioneering women in political leadership. Through in-depth interviews and insightful discussions, Mary breathes life into the trials and triumphs of these remarkable women, showcasing their invaluable contributions to political landscapes and highlighting the transformative power of their unwavering perseverance. The book also sheds light on the persistent challenges women face in achieving gender-political parity, serving as a powerful call to action for all of us. It reminds us that to shape our democracy, we must actively participate in the ongoing struggle for equal representation.
About the author
Mary Chung Hayashi is an award-winning author, national healthcare leader, and former California State Assemblymember. With a distinguished career in public service, Mary has spearheaded substantial reforms in mental health services, championed gender equality, and forged powerful, unprecedented partnerships for social causes that previously had no financial or public backing. Recognized as "Legislator of the Year" by the American Red Cross and the California Medical Association, Mary has also been featured on Redbook's "Mothers and Shakers" list and Ladies' Home Journal's "Women to Watch." As Principal of Public Policy & Advocacy Solutions, she has successfully advised business and policy leaders on some of today's most complex public policy matters. Mary remains a steadfast proponent of social justice expansion and the rights of underrepresented communities.