Kelly Dittmar has some advice for women running for office

Two women on stage for a panel discussion.
University of Minnesota professor Kathryn Pearson, left, and Rutgers University professor Kelly Dittmar, right, speak about women in politics at the Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota on Nov. 21, 2019.
Lea Chittenden | Courtesy of Humphrey School of Public Affairs | University of Minnesota

An in-depth look at the reasons women are under-represented at every level of elected office. Kelly Dittmar has studied these trends and is out with a new report, "Unfinished Business: Women Running in 2018 and Beyond."

She spoke on Nov. 21, 2019, at the Humphrey School with political science professor Kathryn Pearson of the University of Minnesota.

Kelly Dittmar is a political science professor at Rutgers University-Camden in New Jersey and a scholar at the Center for American Women in Politics at the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers. She's the co-author of the 2018 book, "A Seat at the Table: Congresswomen's Perspectives on Why Their Representation Matters."

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