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Women in Politics

Kerry Healey

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Format: Lecture followed by Q&A

Length: 38 minutes

Kerry Healey was elected to the office of lieutenant governor of Massachusetts in 2002. Prior to holding that position, she chaired the Massachusetts Republican Party. She discusses why more men than women run for office, her own story of how she entered politics, and what it currently means to be a Republican in Massachusetts.

The audience is welcomed by Doug Bush '06, director of political affairs for the College Republicans of Boston College. Healey is introduced by Greer Tan Swiston, a former Republican candidate for the state legislature, now campaigning for the position of alderman in Newton, Massachusetts.

Presenter(s): Kerry Healey

Date: February 22, 2005

Location: Gasson Hall 100, Boston College

Sponsor(s): Undergraduate Government of Boston College; College Republicans of Boston College; Women's Resource Center

URL: http://frontrow.bc.edu/program/healey/

The information on this page is accurate as of February 2005