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Men and women deserve equal opportunities, but it’s important to recognize their differences.

Since the 2016 presidential election and rise of the #MeToo movement, more women have become inspired to pursue leadership roles and stand their ground in the ongoing gender equality debate. This year’s election cycle, for instance, more women than ever before – 575 – have signed up to run for the House, the Senate or governor; still, only one in five elected officials on Capitol Hill are female, according to Politico.

Natasha Chilingerian

Natasha has served as managing editor for CU Times since March 2015. She also served as a communications specialist for Xceed Financial Credit Union in Los Angeles from 2013-2015, and as a CU Times freelancer from 2011-2013. She has been a professional writer for more than 13 years, specializing in news and lifestyle journalism as well as marketing copywriting for companies in the finance and technology space.

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