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Even though women hold two of the highest positions in United States, we rank just 67th in terms of women's representation at the national level.

The change women need: Systemic reforms power the path to equality

Gardner is the CEO of ReflectUS, a national coalition of nine leading women's representation movement organizations working to accelerate gender parity. Terrell is executive director and founder of RepresentWomen, a member of ReflectUS.

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The 435-member House of Representatives.

Adding seats to the House would make the system work better

Terrell is executive director and Goral is a communications fellow at RepresentWomen, a nonpartisan group advocating for policies that would result in more women holding office.

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What the Biden Cabinet signals about gender parity's importance to democracy

Terrell is executive director of RepresentWomen, a nonpartisan group advocating for policies that would result in more women holding office.

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More women than ever were elected to Congress last month, including Cori Bush. But the United States still ranks low when in comes to gender balance in government.

Electoral systems matter, especially when it comes to electing women

Terrell is executive director and Reilly is a research fellow at RepresentWomen, a nonpartisan organization advocating for policies that would result in more women holding office.

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