Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

News: Gender

An overflow audience of more than 280 people asked a wide range of questions about the 2016 presidential election during a panel discussion November 15 sponsored by the La Follette School of Public Affairs and the Elections Research Center at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Professor Tim Smeeding explores four policy problems brought on by declining fertility and a growing proportion of elders in an article published in Science magazine.

Twenty-one women took part in the 14th annual leadership training seminar sponsored by Wisconsin Women in Government and the La Follette School of Public Affairs.

2010 alum Emma Hynes is a health-care policy analyst with the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families and a policy associate and program manager with the Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health.

Sara Koliner was in a job training session when she got a crash course on the U.S. health system. What she learned eventually brought her to the La Follette School to pursue a public affairs degree.

A class of 23 women, including for the first time a seated legislator, will take part in the 13th annual leadership training seminar sponsored by Wisconsin Women in Government and the La Follette School of Public Affairs.
Child care in Australia and its relationship to women's labor supply is the subject of a noon seminar on Tuesday, December 4, in the La Follette School conference room.
Women interested in advancing their skills in management, networking and leadership are encouraged to apply for Wisconsin's premier women's leadership seminar.

Andrew Trembley came to the La Follette School so he could communicate with people who aren't experts in probit models and regression analysis.

Alum Andria Hayes-Birchler's employer has recognized her efforts to weave gender equity into decisions about whether the United States should give a country development aid.

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