Published on January 1, 2008
Slide1: The Clinton Legacy Slide2: Powerful women have commanded great nations as presidents, prime ministers and heads of state throughout history: 20th Century Great Britain: Margaret Thatcher Ireland: Mary Robinson Canada: Kim Campbell France: Edith Cresson Israel: Golda Meir India: Indira Gandhi Pakistan: Benazir Bhutto Poland: Hanna Suchocka Norway: Gro Harlem Brundtland New Zealand: Jenny Shippley Turkey: Tansu Ciller World History Great Britain: Queen Elizabeth I Russia: Catherine the Great Spain: Queen Isabella I Egypt: Cleopatra VII Slide3: Supporters of Liberia’s newly-elected Executive President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf Executive President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, Liberia : Executive President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, Liberia Federal Chancellor Angela MerkelGermany : Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel Germany Germany’s Angela Merkel Leading the Nation: Germany’s Angela Merkel Leading the Nation Chile’s President-Elect Michelle Bachelet: Chile’s President-Elect Michelle Bachelet Chile’s Michelle Bachelet Leading the Nation: Chile’s Michelle Bachelet Leading the Nation Slide9: SUSCRITO ACUERDO DE COOPERACIÓN MILITAR CON TURQUIA La Ministra de Defensa Nacional, Michelle Bachelet Jeria, suscribió el acuerdo de cooperación con Turquía, país representado por el Comandante en Jefe del Estado Mayor General Conjunto de las Fuerzas Armadas (S), General de Ejército Ilker Basbug. Prime Minister Margaret ThatcherGreat Britain: Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher Great Britain President Mary RobinsonIreland: President Mary Robinson Ireland President Mary McAleeseIreland: President Mary McAleese Ireland Prime Minister Edith CressonFrance: Prime Minister Edith Cresson France Prime Minister Kim CampbellCanada: Prime Minister Kim Campbell Canada Prime Minister Indira GandhiIndia: Prime Minister Indira Gandhi India President Corazon AquinoThe Philippines: President Corazon Aquino The Philippines Prime Minister Benazir BhuttoPakistan: Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto Pakistan Slide19: Council of Women World Leaders 30 Members Bangladesh Prime Minister Begum Khaleda Zia, 1991-96 Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, 1996 – 2001 Bermuda Premier Pamela Gordon, 1997-1998 Bermuda Premier Jennifer Smith, 1998 - 2003 Dominica Prime Minister Dame Eugenia Charles 1980-95 Finland President Tarja Halonen, 2000 - present Guyana President Janet Jagan, 1997-1999 Iceland President Vigdís Finnbogadóttir, 1980-96 Latvia President Vaira Vike-Freiberga, 1999 - present Lithuania Prime Minister Kazimiera Prunskiene, 1990-91 New Zealand Prime Minister Jenny Shipley, 1997-1999 New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark 1999 - present Netherlands Antilles Prime Minister Maria Liberia-Peters Netherlands Ant Prime Minister Suzanne Camelia-Romer Nicaragua President Violeta B. de Chamorro, 1990-96 Norway Prime Minister Gro Harlem Brundtland Panama President Mireya Moscoso, 1999-2003 Peru Prime Minister Beatriz Merino, 2003 Philippines President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo Poland Prime Minister Hanna Suchocka, 1992-93 Sao Tome and Principe Prime Minster Maria Das Neves Sri Lanka President Chandrika Kumaratunga, 1994 - Switzerland President Ruth Dreifuss, 1998-99 Turkey Prime Minister Tansu Çiller, 1993-96 www.WomenWorldLeaders.org American Voters % Willing to Vote for Woman President1: American Voters % Willing to Vote for Woman President1 1 Data from The Gallop Organization polling, cited in The Case for Hillary by Susan Estrich (2005), p. 229. May 2005 Today/CNN/Gallup Poll:: May 2005 Today/CNN/Gallup Poll: “[A]n amazing 70 percent of respondents indicated that they ‘would be likely to vote for an unspecified woman for president in 2008.’”2 2Data from USA Today polling, cited in Condi v. Hillary: The Next Great Presidential Race, by Dick Morris and Eileen McGann (2005), p. 3. Commander-in-Chief Credibility: Commander-in-Chief Credibility 63% of Americans said a woman would be as good or better than a man as commander in chief. 2005 Siena College/Hearst Newspapers Poll After 135 years, it’s time.: After 135 years, it’s time. Slide24: Victoria Woodhull 1872 Presidential Candidate First woman stock brokerage owner on Wall Street announced her candidacy in 1870. Slide25: Belva Ann Lockwood 1884 & 1888 Presidential Candidate First woman to argue a U.S. Supreme Court case won over 4,000 male votes. Sen. Margaret Chase Smith 1964 Presidential CandidateFirst woman to serve in U.S. House & U.S. Senatecampaigned in 5 of 17 primaries,came in 2nd in Illinois.: Sen. Margaret Chase Smith 1964 Presidential Candidate First woman to serve in U.S. House & U.S. Senate campaigned in 5 of 17 primaries, came in 2nd in Illinois. Sen. Margaret Chase Smith Finished 2nd in Illinois: Sen. Margaret Chase Smith Finished 2nd in Illinois Competed in 5 of 17 primaries. Cong. Shirley Chisholm1972 Presidential CandidateFirst African-American women in Congress.: Cong. Shirley Chisholm 1972 Presidential Candidate First African-American women in Congress. Cong. Shirley Chisholm won NJ Primary: Cong. Shirley Chisholm won NJ Primary Competed in 14 of 21 primaries & brought 5% of delegates to the Democratic National Convention. Cong. Patsy Mink1972 Presidential Candidate: Cong. Patsy Mink 1972 Presidential Candidate Cong. Geraldine Ferraro1984 Democratic VP Candidate: Cong. Geraldine Ferraro 1984 Democratic VP Candidate Cong. Patricia Schroeder1988 Presidential Candidate: Cong. Patricia Schroeder 1988 Presidential Candidate Sen. Elizabeth Dole2000 Presidential Candidate: Sen. Elizabeth Dole 2000 Presidential Candidate Sen. Carol Moseley Braun2004 Presidential Candidate : Sen. Carol Moseley Braun 2004 Presidential Candidate Ms. President PAC Supports Presidential Candidate Braun at 2003 California Democratic Convention: Ms. President PAC Supports Presidential Candidate Braun at 2003 California Democratic Convention In Iowa & Wash., DC: In Iowa & Wash., DC Governor Kathleen SebeliusDemocrat of Kansas: Governor Kathleen Sebelius Democrat of Kansas Likely future presidential candidate. Up for re-election in 2006. Daughter of former Rep. Governor of Ohio Senator Kay Bailey HutchisonRepublican of Texas : Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison Republican of Texas Expected to Run for President in 2008 Has said She Plans to Run for President Represents 2nd Largest Electoral Base Secretary of State Condoleezz RiceRepublican of California: Secretary of State Condoleezz Rice Republican of California Likely 2008 Presidential or VP Candidate Former National Security Council Advisor Highest Ranking Woman in U.S. Gov’t. Senator Hillary ClintonDemocrat of New York: Senator Hillary Clinton Democrat of New York Leading 2008 Dem. Presidential Candidate 8 Former Presidents Called NY Home Likely to be America’s 1st Woman President Firsts Republican Women: Firsts Republican Women First Congresswoman Jeannette Rankin (MT) - 1917 First Major Party Candidate for President Margaret Chase Smith -1964 First Woman U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor Slide42: Firsts Democratic Women First Elected U.S. Senator Hattie Wyatt Caraway (AR) – 1931 First Major Party VP Candidate Geraldine Ferraro (NY) – 1984 First U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright Women GovernorsDemocrats for 50 Years: Women Governors Democrats for 50 Years 1. 1925 Democrat Nellie Tayloe Ross (WY) 2. 1925 Democrat Miriam “Ma” Ferguson (TX) 3. 1967 Democrat Lurleen Wallace (AL) 4. 1975 Democrat Ella Grasso (CT) 5. 1975 Democrat Dixy Lee Ray (WA) 6. 1982 Republican Vesta Roy (NH) – ONE DAY 7. 1984 Democrat Martha Layne Collins (KY) 8. 1985 Democrat Madeleine Kunin (VT) 9. 1982 Republican Kay Orr (NE) 10. 1988 Democrat Joan Finney (KS) RepublicanPrimary Challenge: Republican Primary Challenge “If you’re looking at some 20 percent of the electorate who won’t vote for you and it comes from your own party, you’re dead.” -- Susan Estrich The Same WayWe Always Have: The Same Way We Always Have American voters will nominate and elect women to the U.S. presidency the same way we have always elected presidents. We will elect the best candidates--those with: Charismatic appeal Strong executive leadership abilities Vision Commander-in-chief credibility Convincing economic credentials Proven law and order experience Sensitivity to family and social issues Outstanding fundraising prowess Friendly media rapport Enthusiastic campaign stamina Most powerful nationwide support network Slide46: President Condoleezza Rice 44th President of the United States Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is a strong presidential (or vice presidential) candidate for 2008. President Hillary Clinton44th President of the United States: President Hillary Clinton 44th President of the United States Sen. Hillary Clinton will be sworn in as America’s first woman president on January 20, 2009, so make your hotel reservations now to be part of history!