"According to comScore, only 42% of U.S. readers of political news sites are female, compared to 51% of all online adults, suggesting women have been under-represented by political sites and in political reporting," says Raju Narisetti, Managing Editor. "The Washington Post believes ‘She the People’ will give a distinct platform to unique female voices who have interesting perspectives to share."
The full list of contributors is:
Helena Andrews is an author, columnist and screenwriter. Her first book, a collection of essays entitled "Bitch is the New Black," is out now in paperback. @helena_andrews
Carla Baranauckas is a freelance editor and writer who has worked at The New York Times, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Grand Forks (N.D.) Herald, the Edwardsville (Ill.) Intelligencer, the Texarkana Gazette, the Pampa (Texas) News and the Minneapolis Tribune. @cabara
Jamila Bey covers health and politics for the Voice of Russia Radio. A stand-up comedian, formerly with NPR, she has been getting people to talk about the things they're not supposed to talk about ever since she was a child. @jbey
Mary C. Curtis, an award-winning multimedia journalist in Charlotte, N.C., is a contributor to The Root, Fox News Charlotte, NPR and Nieman Watchdog blog. She has worked at The New York Times, Charlotte Observer and as national correspondent for Politics Daily. @mcurtisnc3
Judy Howard Ellis is a Dallas-based creative consultant for entrepreneurs and the author of “Fall of the Savior-King,” a fantasy novel inspired by the Book of Genesis. Previously, she was features editor at the Denver Post. @JudyHowardEllis
Sandra Fish teaches journalism at the University of Colorado and has reported on politics in Iowa, Florida and Colorado. @fishnette
Amy Gardner is a national political reporter for The Washington Post covering the 2012 Republican presidential field. She joined The Post in 2005 after newspaper stints in Raleigh, Richmond and upstate New York. @AmyEGardner
Ann Gerhart is Style's political portrait artist and a fan of drummers and writers who keep good time.
Bonnie Goldstein was a coat-check girl in the 60s, a hippie in the 70s, a private eye in the 80s, a US Senate investigator in the early 1990s and TV news producer in the late 90s. During the first millennial decade, she was an Internet journalist and meddler in the lives of her adult children. She is married to the novelist James Grady.
Annie Groer is a former Washington Post staffer and writes widely about politics, culture, design and 21st-century manners; her work has appeared in PoliticsDaily.com, More magazine, Town & Country and TheAtlantic.com, among others. @anniegroer