The Barbara Lee Family Foundation advances women’s equality and representation in American politics and in the field of contemporary art. Our work in both our program areas is guided by our core belief that women’s voices strengthen our democracy and enrich our culture.
Finding Gender in Election 2016
Lessons from Presidential Gender Watch
Gender played a starring role in the 2016 presidential election. Through Presidential Gender Watch, the Barbara Lee Family Foundation and the Center for American Women and Politics tracked, analyzed, and illuminated the gender dynamics of the race. We came away with the key ways gender mattered (and continues to matter) in presidential politics.