Women in Politics

  • Overview

    Nearly a century after women started voting nationwide, a panel of influential Iowa women from across the political spectrum will discuss how women have shaped Iowa and national politics so far and what they foresee in the years to come. Hear insights from Annah Aschbrenner, 2020 editor for USA Today; Paula Dierenfeld, mayor of Johnston; Renee Hardman, West Des Moines city council member; and Karen Kedrowski, director of Iowa State University's Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics.