Tinsley comments on the women’s march

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A big part of the challenge is organizing. Having already brought millions of women together, the Women’s March provides an opportunity. On International Women’s Day, its leaders organized boycotts, even forcing the closure of a few school districts to protest President Trump’s policies. Yet critics say it was a lost opportunity. “If you’re going to do a power move, you have to couple that with a clear demand,” said Catherine Tinsley, an expert in gender leadership at Georgetown University. For instance, the Occupy Wall Street movement that protested corporate greed failed because “you can’t just have anger,” Tinsley said. “It has to be something everybody can unite behind.”