Marie Wilson
Activist

Marie C. Wilson is founder and president emeritus of The White House Project, co-creator of Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day and author of Closing the Leadership Gap: Why Women Can and Must Help Run the World.

Latest by Marie Wilson

The problematic role of first lady

The problematic role of first lady

Cultural ideals die hard, and the role we preserve for first ladies serves as the most powerful and visible enforcer of that ideal.

How the Gingrich stole Christmas

How the Gingrich stole Christmas

Like the folks in Whoville, I wait eagerly for Christmas—and for the emergence of a completely new Republican presidential candidate.

Waiting for the next Mary Louise Smith

Waiting for the next Mary Louise Smith

Michele Bachmann may stand on the shoulders of Smith, but she’s not the female Republican leader we need.

With Weiner vacancy, a missed moment

With Weiner vacancy, a missed moment

Weiner’s open seat was the perfect opportunity to get more women in Congress. Now’s it too late.