Senator Tammy Baldwin was elected on November 6, 2012, making history as Wisconsin’s first woman to serve in the U.S. Senate and the first openly gay member elected to the Senate. Senator Baldwin serves on the Senate Budget Committee, the Senate Appropriations Committee, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), and the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. Prior to her election to the Senate, she represented Wisconsin’s 2nd congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1999-2013. Senator Baldwin is committed to working across party lines to strengthen the essential pillars of economic security for the middle class - investments in education and workforce readiness, quality health care for all Americans, building a strong manufacturing economy, and ensuring retirement security for today’s seniors and future generations.
Plenary: Power Women Making a Difference