Expanding the role of women in government
2019 UNITED STATES STRATEGY ON WOMEN, PEACE, AND SECURITY (WPS)
Empowering women to promote peace to enhance the safety, leadership, and meaningful participation of women in political and civic life worldwide.
"Nations that empower women are much wealthier, safer, and much more politically stable." President Trump 2019
Women, Peace, and Security Act (WPS) signed in 2017
WPS partnership with Columbia
Office of the President has about 450 employees and most are political appointees of the President. 48% are women.
Forty-eight percent of the overall White House staff are women: 216 to 234 men.
Three hundred fifteen are political appointees: 169 men, 146 women.
The staff of the president and first lady is 48% women: 181 women, 194 men.
The vice president has 26 female staffers and 40 men.
The vice president’s wife, employs nine women, no men.
Half of the national security council staff are women.
Women leaders in the President's Cabinet includes
. Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos
. Head of the Central Intelligence Agency, Gina Haspel
. US Treasurer, Jovita Carranza
. Secretary of Transportation, Elaine Chao