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Why more women need to run for political office.

Why more women need to run for political office.

In March, 2014 I quit my lucrative and fulfilling job as the Chief Procurement Officer for the American National Red Cross to run for the U.S. Senate in my home state of South Carolina. The first question most people I meet ask me is “Why? ”Why would I leave a good job, endanger my career and my retirement to chase what most considerable a less than desirable job in politics? My answer to most people: If not me, who? If not now, when?We have all seen the studies and the data that has been shared about how much better women are at leading, at collaborating and at finding solutions in corporate America. Why should we not be taking those skills and applying them to running our country? America d

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