About Amanda Wilkie

Amanda lives in Calgary, Alberta, Canada and has over ten years of political experience, in addition to a Bachelors’ Degree in Political Science, before the age of 30. She is focused on Millennial outreach and engagement, political literacy, and young women in leadership. Her goals are to improve politics, government and public policy as the Millennial generational shift gains momentum.

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Do We Need Political Parties?

It’s interesting how many non-Millennials are suddenly talking about Millennials as if they understand us, specifically in the political sphere. Why aren’t Millennials being invited to speak about ourselves when it comes to our interpretations of election campaigns, candidates, political leaders, and what we want for our future? If there’s...

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Millennials Rising

Imagine collaboration over polarization. Thoughtful engagement over entrenched ideology. Intelligent and inspirational young leaders bringing fresh ideas to politics and government. One person is capable of more influence than it may seem; imagine what dozens, hundreds and thousands of us can accomplish if we support political and democratic engagement together....

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Misogyny and Women’s Value in Politics and the Media
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Misogyny and Women’s Value in Politics and the Media

Men vastly outnumber women in politics. Fortunately, public discourse has increased in regards to women’s value and equality in society, thanks to women like Sheryl Sandberg and Emma Watson. Women are now outnumbering men in achieving post-secondary degrees and nearly equal their numbers in the workforce. This year, Millennials outnumber...

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