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This edition: In the Halls of Power: Women and the Future of NY Politics

Episode Details

Original tape date: October 25, 2017.

First aired: December 13, 2017.

By 2018, NYC Council's 51-membership could have fewer than 10 women elected to serve-a sharp drop in female representatives. Invited by the Museum of the City of New York to host a discussion of this issue, Ronnie Eldridge talks with some of today's women leaders: Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Public Advocate Letitia James, former Speaker Christine Quinn, and former NYC Council President Carol Bellamy to speak about achieving gender parity in politics.

Guest List

Carol Bellamy Former President/NYC Council; Former NY State Senator, New York City & State Government

Letitia James New York City Public Advocate

Hon. Melissa Mark-Viverito Speaker, New York City Council

Hon. Christine C. Quinn Former NYC Council Speaker; President & CEO, WIN (Women in Need)