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
Emerge Nevada
Emerge America
NV Dem Emerge Nevada is a political leadership training program for Democratic women, part of the Emerge America network. The Emerge mission is to identify...
Leadership Henderson
Henderson Chamber of Commerce
NV Nonpartisan

Leadership Henderson is an eight-month program devoted to educating and empowering civic-minded professionals with a goal of building and...

Leadership Las Vegas
Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce
NV Nonpartisan

Established in 1986, Leadership Las Vegas is a ten-month program devoted to strengthening and educating community leaders throughout Southern...

Nevada Federation of Republican Women NV Rep

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

Nevada NOW
National Organization for Women
NV 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 Leadership™ Nevada
Women's Research Institute, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
NV Nonpartisan

NEW Leadership™ Nevada is a six-day summer institute that brings together 25 college students from across the state to learn about women's...