Faculty: Marjorie Margolies

CEO, Women’s Campaign International
Former Member of Congress

Marjorie Margolies is the chair of Women's Campaign International, a group that provides advocacy training for women throughout the world. Ms. Margolies served as a Member of Congress for the 13th District of Pennsylvania, was Chair of the National Women’s Business Council, and led the US delegation to the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing. Ms. Margolies is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and a CBS News Foundation Fellow at Columbia University.

Email: marjorie@sas.upenn.edu  

Courses Taught

Dealing with the Media (Spring 2012)

Spring 2012
Course Section: 
001
Tuesday
6:00-9:00 pm
Instructor: 
Marjorie Margolies
Fels Sweeney Room
Full-Time
Executive

This course explores the role of media in politics and discusses strategies for using media resources for greatest effect. The design of the course allows for a flexible workshop format and includes guest lectures by media experts and politicians. The course also provides regular opportunities for students to implement what they have learned through in-class media trainings, mock editorial board interviews, governing and campaign strategy scenarios, and political advertisement assessments. This course satisfies an elective requirement in the Master of Public Administration and Certificate in Politics programs.

Dealing with the Media (Spring 2013)

Spring 2013
Course Section: 
001
Tuesday
6:00-9:00 pm
Instructor: 
Marjorie Margolies
Fels Sweeney Room
Full-Time
Executive

This course explores the role of media in politics and discusses strategies for using media resources for greatest effect. The design of the course allows for a flexible workshop format and includes guest lectures by media experts and politicians. The course also provides regular opportunities for students to implement what they have learned through in-class media trainings, mock editorial board interviews, governing and campaign strategy scenarios, and political advertisement assessments. This course satisfies an elective requirement in the Master of Public Administration and Certificate in Politics programs.

Women Leaders and Emerging Democracies (Fall 2012)

Fall 2012
Course Section: 
001
Tuesday
1:30-4:30 pm
Instructor: 
Marjorie Margolies
Fels Seminar Room

This course explores ways to provide women with practical, real world skills—political and community organizing, communications, fundraising, advocacy and media experience—that will enable them to achieve meaningful political, economic, and civic participation in the life of their countries. The course is designed to give the theoretical background and tools to put together an insightful international training to politically empower women.

This course satisfies an elective in the Master of Public Administration, Certificate in Nonprofit Administration, and Certificate in Politics programs.