In this episode Barbara Palmer, professor of political science at Baldwin Wallace University, talks about the history of women running for public office both specifically in the state of Ohio and more generally.


Palmer also discusses Running Start, the organization that she helped found, which helps equip young women with the skills necessary to run for political office. Find it at




FIND OUT MORE! Join Barbara Palmer on Tuesday, July 14, at 6:00 p.m. as she speaks on “Breaking the Political Glass Ceiling” as part of the Women’s Suffrage Speakers Series. For more information and registration details, visit