Donate

5 Women in Obama’s Cabinet

December 22, 2008 | NeW Staff

I posted a few weeks ago about Obama’s Cabinet selections.  Of his 20 announced Cabinet-level selections, Obama has included five women.  He chose Gov. Janet Napolitano as Homeland Security Secretary, Sen. Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State, Rep. Hilda Solis as Secretary of Labor, Susan Rice as United Nations Ambassador and Lisa Jackson as Environmental Protection Agency chief.

The number of women is similar to that of the original Cabinets chosen by President Bush and President Clinton.  Thus far, Obama is not the revolutionary leader of women’s rights that feminists hoped for.  This has upset many feminists.

»
Latest News

Chapter Spotlight: Grove City College

GCC Members Alexis Pavinlich, Ashley Winters, Lindsey Schulenburg, and Hannah Schuller give us an inside look into NeW at GCC What does it mean to be a conservative? AP: To me, being a conservative means participating in politics in a way that respects God’s Word and glorifies His name. AW – Conservativism is trying...

Read more

Celebrating NeW’s 13th Anniversary!

by Caroline Hakes NeW at George Washington University I was unbelievably thrilled to be able to attend the NeW 13th Anniversary Dinner. Having only lived in DC a month, I was excited to meet other conservative women in Washington, but I left even more excited for what I’m sure will be a wonderful journey...

Read more

Get the latest gear from the NeW store!

Shop Now