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We are pleased to announce our 2017 Winter Season!
The line-up features several free, family-friendly events, expanded educational and cultural opportunities, compelling lectures, and warm and intimate coffeehouse concerts.
Stay tuned… DCA’s 2017 Summer/Fall Main Stage Season will be announced on April 28!
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St. Norbert College Distinguished Lecture Series: The Global Trend of Female Political Leaders around the World: How does the U.S. Measure Up?
Saturday, March 4 @ 10:00 am
Featured St. Norbert’s College Lecturer: Dr. Young-Im Lee
Date: Saturday, March 4, 2017 | Time: 10 a.m.
Tickets: Free Event – Donations Encouraged
As of April 2016, 112 women in 73 countries have been elected as presidents or prime ministers of their countries. Women assume 22.8% of the members of parliaments around the world, slightly higher than the share of women in the U.S. Congress. Surprising to many, more than 100 countries use gender quotas to nominate and elect women to the political office. What is the global trend of women’s political representation and how does the U.S. measure up against other countries? What explains the gender gap in politics and how to narrow it? More importantly, do women in politics make a difference?