Center for Women in Government & Civil Society
Ph. (518) 442-5127
Diana Abbas, Senior Research Aide
Amy Barasch, Esp., Senior Research Associate
Bonnie Beard, Program Director
Cara Long, Deputy Director
Abigya Eshete, Project Coordinator
Sue Faerman, Academic Chair of the Women's Leadership Academy and Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
Judith Saidel, Senior Research Associate
Areas of Expertise:
Projects & Campaigns
Reports & Resources
Women in Federal and State-Level Judgeships (2010).
Glass Ceiling in Gubernatorial Appointments, 1997-2007 (2008).
Appointed Policy Makers in State Government: Single-State Profile (1998).
Appointed Policy Makers in State Government: Pre-Election Update (1998).
Opportunities, Grants & Fellowships
The program runs annually from mid-January through the end of June. Participants are selected on a competitive basis based on academic achievement and work / life experience.
Fellows receive a $10,000 stipend, tuition waivers and receive nine graduate credits from the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, University at Albany, SUNY.