Jessica Kelly

Jessica Kelly

Program Manager

Jessica manages Elect Her, the only national program that encourages and trains college women to run for student government and beyond. With master’s degrees in both women’s studies and higher education administration, Jessica is committed to working with women leaders on college campuses.
 

Work by Jessica Kelly

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Host an Elect Her Workshop

Elect Her–Campus Women Win, a collaboration between AAUW and Running Start, encourages and trains college women to run for and win student government positions on their campuses. The 4.5-hour training covers skills such as how to mobilize a constituency, craft a message, speak confidently, and present oneself as a candidate. There is no cost to the college or university for the training. Read more »

Resource   |   July 31, 2016
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Back to School with AAUW: Choose Your Own Adventure!

Every year, AAUW’s campus leadership programs are part of the journey for thousands of college women preparing to become the next generation of leaders. Read more »

Resource   |   July 29, 2016
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Members! Here’s How You Can Get Involved with Campus Leadership Programs

AAUW’s national campus leadership programs are great tools to help you connect to local students, and now is the time to start getting involved! Read more »

Resource   |   July 28, 2016
Students at an Elect Her training in 2014.

Need a Great Speaker? Bring an Elect Her Facilitator to Your Event

Elect Her facilitators bring their vast knowledge of women in politics and experience working on political campaigns to every Elect Her workshop. If the half-day training is not a good fit for your college or university, bring one of our expert facilitators to your campus for a keynote speech or workshop for a fee of $500. Read more »

Resource   |   April 15, 2016
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Run like a Girl: Women Presidential Candidates throughout History

Women have been running for president of the United States since 1872 — before women even had the right to vote. And this year, two high-profile women entered the race. Here are some of the women who have tried to crack the ultimate glass ceiling. Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   March 21, 2016

You Loved Elect Her; Now What?

At Elect Her, you learned about the importance of running for office and practiced your campaign skills. You met new role models and connected with student leaders from across campus. But what’s next? Read more »

Resource   |   November 18, 2015

Protected: Elect Her Tool Kit for Campus Teams

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Resource   |   October 26, 2015

Elect Her Is Coming to a Town near You!

2015 is going to be another amazing year of campaign training for college women. Check out our list of upcoming sites. Read more »

Resource   |   October 25, 2015

AAUW Elect Her Facilitator Application

AAUW and Running Start are seeking experienced, energetic women to become facilitators of Elect Her, the only national program that encourages and trains college women to run for student government and future political office. Facilitators preside over the daylong workshops and lead participants through discussions and exercises. Read more »

Resource   |   October 13, 2015
The 2014–15 Campus Action Project team from the University of Dubuque hosted a "Melting Gender Roles, Stirring Up Awareness" event on their campus.

Choose Your Own Adventure: Apply for Campus Leadership Programs!

Every year, AAUW’s campus leadership programs are part of the journey for thousands of college women preparing to become the next generation of leaders. The adventure begins when applications open on August 3 for three of these AAUW programs: the National Student Advisory Council, Elect Her, and Campus Action Projects. Read more »