Leadership Resources Intro

Use this map, made possible with support from the Hunt Alternatives Fund, to locate state-based and national resources for women interested in elected or appointed office or work on political campaigns. Click on a state to find leadership development and campaign training programs, political action committees, and organizations and programs committed to supporting and encouraging women in politics.

Need more ideas on how to get involved? Check out the Women's Definitive Guide to Getting Political by CAWP associate director Jean Sinzdak.

If you know of other organizations to add to our list or have updates to our information, please contact Chelsea Hill.

Program Name State Party Program Description full
Baton Rouge Area Leadership Program
Baton Rouge Area Chamber of Commerce
LA Nonpartisan The Baton Rouge Area Leadership Program is a nine-month program to prepare a diverse group of professionals for leadership positions in the community...
Leadership Louisiana
Council for a better Louisiana
LA Nonpartisan Leadership Louisiana is a year-long program to educate civic-minded individuals about the state of Louisiana and its challenges. Selected...
Louisiana Center for Women and Government LA Nonpartisan

The Louisiana Center for Women and Government and Business at Nicholls State University encourages and promotes the leadership of women by...

Louisiana Federation of Republican Women LA Rep Through affiliate chapters in nearly every state, the National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW) promotes the principles, objectives and policies...
Louisiana Legislative Women's Caucus LA Nonpartisan The Louisiana Legislative Women's Caucus is a formal, bipartisan caucus that comprises the women in the Louisiana Legislature who share a collective...
Louisiana Legislative Women's Political Caucus PAC LA Nonpartisan

Louisiana Legislative Women's Political Caucus PAC aims to prepare the next generation of women leaders.

Louisiana NOW
National Organization for Women
LA Nonpartisan Founded in 1966, the National Organization for Women (NOW) is the largest organization of feminist activists in the United States whose goal is to...
New Leaders Council Louisiana LA Nonpartisan New Leaders Council (NLC) was formed in 2005 to train and support the next generation of progressive political entrepreneursyoung professionals in...
Political Trainings
Louisiana Republican Party
LA Rep The Louisiana Republican Party holds quarterly political trainings for active party members. Topics include, but are not limited to, campaigns and...
Ready to Run® Louisiana
Louisiana Legislative Women's Caucus Foundation and Newcomb College Institute, Tulane University
LA Nonpartisan

Ready to Run® Louisiana  is a nonpartisan effort to train and engage women to consider running for elected office or seeking appointed office or...

Southern Republican Leadership Conference LA Rep

The Southern Republican Leadership Conference is held every two to four years in different locations, allowing Republicans across the country to...

The New Orleans Regional Leadership Institute
Leadership Institute
LA Nonpartisan The New Orleans Regional Leadership Institute promotes regionalism and educates current and emerging leaders on community issues. Selected...