Women in Politics
Jenny Anne Durkan (May 19, 1958) is an American attorney and politician serving as the 56th mayor of Seattle, Washington. She is the first woman to be leading the city in nearly a century. She is the daughter of Martin Durkan, a member of the Democratic Party, who was one of the most powerful politicians in Washington state.
More and more women are rising the ranks to lead countries and global organizations globally. In fact, as per a Pew Research Center study, since 2005, the amount of world leaders who are women has more than doubled.
However, still, a lot of work needs to be accomplished. In the U.S., women hold smaller than 5 percent of the C-suite