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
VoteRunLead National Nonpartisan

VoteRunLead is a national, nonpartisan organization that unleashes the power of women leaders in democracy through training, technology and...

WCDC Candidate Trainings MN Nonpartisan Founded in 1986, the Women Candidate Development Coalition (WCDC) is a coalition of nine major Minnesota women's/feminist organizations committed to...
Women Can Run!
The Oasis Center for Women & Girls
FL

Women Can Run! is a nonpartisan program which encourages and trains women to run for public office. The purpose of the program is to promote women...

Women Candidate Development Coalition Campaign Trainings MN Nonpartisan

Founded in 1986, the Women Candidate Development Coalition (WCDC) is a coalition of nine major Minnesota women's/feminist organizations committed...

Women Lead Arkansas
Women Lead Arkansas, Inc
AR Nonpartisan

Women Lead Arkansas provides non-partisan political training to encourage women to run for government leadership positions. The day-long program...

Women Worth Watching
Women's Campaign Forum
National Nonpartisan Women Worth Watching is for Women's Campaign Forum's endorsed candidates. The program provides intimate feedback and assistance as women candidates...
Women's Campaign Fund National Nonpartisan The Women's Campaign Fund (WCF) is a non-partisan PAC whose mission is to provide women with the resources they need to win political office. WCF...
Women's Campaign Training
New Jersey Democratic State Committee
NJ Dem The New Jersey Democratic State Committee runs three one-day training sessions in different regions of the state every June on the nuts and bolts of...
Women's Leadership Institute UT

The Women’s Leadership Institute elevates the stature of women’s leadership by improving society’s understanding of the value of diversity in...

WomenElect NY Nonpartisan WomenElect is a non-partisan, non-profit organization that helps women who support reproductive rights build their financial and volunteer networks...
Young Women's Political Summit
Running Start
National Nonpartisan

Running Start offers a Young Women’s Political Summit to bring together women of all ages seeking inspiration and skills to enter the political...

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