CR: “I think it would be terrific. I really look forward to that day.”
SS: “I’d vote for Condi!”
CR: “Well, thanks, but you’re not going to get that chance. It is important, though, that women are inside the central committees of our party leadership—that they run for statehouse, for Congress. There is an expected road into [the presidency].”
Are girls today ready?
SS: “Women still represent only 5 percent of Fortune 500 CEOs. And more worrisome is that the number has been stagnant for a decade. What hasn’t changed fast enough is our acceptance and encouragement of female leadership. That goes for all of us—parents, teachers, managers, society, everyone.”
AMC: “They are ready to lead. I see girls lobbying town hall to build a safer crosswalk for their elementary school. My world, when I was a kid, was my backyard. Their world is the globe. It’s time.”