We’re asking every presidential candidate this cycle to pledge, if he or she becomes president, to strive for gender parity in senior national security and foreign policy appointments.
Heather Hurlburt runs the New Models of Policy Change project at New America, which partnered with the Global Gender Parity Initiative, the Compton Foundation and POLITICO Focus to perform the research. She has held foreign policy and national security positions in the White House, State Department and Congress.
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