Senator Kamala Harris is prepared to "break things."

Senator Elizabeth Warren said she would "persist."

Senator Amy Klobuchar has challenged voters to discount women "at your own peril," while Representative Tulsi Gabbard insisted that a presidential race with six women is not an anomaly but "what an election should look like."

The women running for president are promising many things as they make their pitches to voters. They are being asked repeatedly how being women may affect their chances. But so far, none of them are emphasising the "glass ceiling."


In fact, the phrase "glass ceiling" was trending recently not

Etymology of a term


The 'Highest, Hardest Glass Ceiling'

'An Outdated Standard'