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
Campaign Management Training Seminar
Nebraska Farm Bureau Federation
NE Nonpartisan

The Nebraska Farm Bureau offers a biennial Campaign School for candidates for public office, their spouses and campaign managers, as well as...

ICAN Women's Leadership Conference
the Institute for Career Advancement Needs, Inc. (ICAN)
NE Nonpartisan

The annual ICAN Women's Leadership conference is a one-day program that educates women about the important tools for leadership, inspires them to...

Leadership Lincoln NE Nonpartisan Founded in 1985, Leadership Lincoln trains youth and adult community leaders to help strengthen the community in Lincoln and Lancaster County. The...
Leadership Omaha
Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce
NE Nonpartisan Leadership Omaha is a program of the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce emphasizing community leadership. Forty-three to 48 participants are selected...
Nebraska Federation of Democratic Women NE Dem The National Federation of Democratic Women (NFDW) supports the inclusion of womens voices in the Democratic Party. With 32 chapters nationwide, the...
Nebraska Federation of Republican Women NE Rep

Through affiliate chapters in nearly every state, the National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW) promotes the principles, objectives and...

Nebraska NOW
National Organization for Women
NE 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...
Ready to Run® Nebraska
Women's Fund of Omaha
NE Nonpartisan

Nebraska's Ready to Run® workshop offers an annual, day-long non-partisan political training for women who want to run for office, seek higher...

The Institute for Career Advancement Needs, Inc. (ICAN) NE Nonpartisan

The Institute for Career Advancement Needs, Inc. (ICAN) is a non-profit leadership development organization offering comprehensive leadership...

The State Chamber's Leadership Nebraska
Nebraska Chamber of Commerce
NE Nonpartisan

Created in 2005, Leadership Nebraska works to develop and motivate a cross-section of leaders who will use their talents and abilities to lead...