The Policy Circle in the Press

The Policy Circle’s message appears in print, online, and broadcast media across the nation.

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    • Lake Forest Woman Earns National Award From Women's Policy Organization

    • Janet Burt of Illinois Earns National Award from Women’s Policy Organization

      On November 15th, 2019, The Policy Circle, a national nonpartisan nonprofit 501(c)3 organization committed to advancing women’s leadership through expanding knowledge of the impact of public policy on our society hosted its Fourth Annual Policy Circle Leadership Summit in Chicago.

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    • St. Louis women make their voices heard across policy, not politics

    • For any professional — young or old, executive or entry level — diversification of experience is the key to performance and something we should always strive towards. The search for diversification around women who are pushing the envelope is what brought us to The Policy Circle, a national 501(c)(3) that brings together women in the same community to learn from fact-based research and strengthen their voices in public policy dialogue, made possible only by the commitment of local women to come together to further their intellectual capacity around policy.

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    • The Policy Circle Bringing Women Into the National Conversation

    • October 2019

      The Policy Circle is more than a book group for future public leaders; it celebrates discussion, debate, and self-education in important topics for its own sake.  Journalist Alexandra Hudson shares on Catalyst her experience participating in a policy circle in Indiana.

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    • Policy Circles: Their Influence and Possibilities

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    • St. Louis Policy Circle Members Host Community Forum about County Merger

    • Policy Circle women asked questions about the implications of merging St. Louis City into the county and the impact on the school systems.

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    • Sylvie Légère Ricketts honored at Women's Empowerment Summit

    • March 2019

      Quad County Urban League hosted the fifth annual Women’s Empowerment Summit, where Sylvie was one of the honorees.

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    • Angela Braly featured in The Trident magazine

    • Spring 2019

      Co-Founder, Angela Braly, and The Policy Circle featured in this publication for Delta Delta Delta alumnae.

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    • Laura Cox Kaplan interviews founder, Sylvie Legere

    • February 16, 2018

      Laura Cox Kaplan and Sylvie Legere discuss the importance of civic engagement.

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    • Sylvie Légère, Nicole Fox and Kimberly Chalek: Promoting women in leadership

    • April 4, 2017

      Regardless of which side of the aisle you’re on, our country is entering a time of change, in which women need to take positions of leadership. That’s easier said than done. In the 115th Congress, there are 104 women (78 Democrats and 26 Republicans). That’s 19 percent of Congress….

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    • Government Inadequate Without Women's Voices

    • February 18, 2017

      If you caught news coverage of the women’s marches held across the nation Jan. 21, you would believe females are integral to the nation’s political conversation. While the marches might be a launching pad for elected office, females have a long way to go to have real political clout – particularly in Indiana…

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    • Sylvie Legérè on Chicago's Morning Answer

    • September 21, 2016

      What is the policy circle and why are so many women getting involved? Sylvie Legérè Ricketts explains.

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    • Braly’s new nonprofit, the Policy Circle, aims to put more women in power.

    • April 25, 2016

      The former CEO of WellPoint and regular on Forbes’s annual lists of the most powerful women and people in the country, Braly has lain low since resigning in 2012. Now, through the lawyer’s new Indiana-based nonprofit—The Policy Circle, a network of living-room, book club–type forums for matters of public interest—Braly wants to put more women in power….

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