Jessica Kelly

Jessica Kelly is the program manager in AAUW’s Campus Leadership Programs Department. She manages the Elect Her – Campus Women Win and $tart $mart programs. With master’s degrees in both women’s studies and higher education administration, Jessica is committed to working with women leaders on college campuses.

Apply to Host a 2016 Elect Her Workshop

The application includes relevant information for students, campus administrators, and AAUW members, so please read all parts carefully. For details on the program and each application component, see the application […] Read more »

  |   ,   |   August 03, 2015
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Apply to Host a 2016 Elect Her Training

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 »

  |   , ,   |   August 03, 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 »

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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 »

  |   , ,   |   June 26, 2015
Molly Rockett stands in front of her campaign signs.

Molly Rockett Got Elected at 20, and You Can Too!

Molly Rockett is a rising senior at the University of Connecticut, a resident adviser on campus, and former president of the College Democrats. She also holds a local government position in her hometown. Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   July 11, 2014
Christina Beer

These 5 College Students Are Proof That Women Win Elections

A new study found that at our current rate, it will take women 100 years to achieve parity with men in Congress. The good news is that we can change that trend by encouraging more women to run for office from a young age. Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   2 Comments   |   June 30, 2014
Baffo stands at a podium with another student who is handing her a gavel.

New Student Government President Makes History at Rutgers

Kristine Baffo talked to us about the hard work and strategy behind her successful run for Rutgers University Student Assembly president. Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   June 11, 2014

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 »

  |   , ,   |   January 01, 2014
A group of colelge women wearing yellow Elect Her shirts stand around their teacher.

Choose Your Own Adventure: Apply for Campus Leadership Programs!

Each year, AAUW’s campus programs are part of the journey for thousands of college women on their way to being the next generation of leaders. Today, the adventure begins as applications open for three of these programs. Read more »

Article   |   Campus   |   August 21, 2013
Ana Morales's election poster.

Can a Woman Be President? Just Ask These Ladies!

As President Barack Obama’s second term gets underway, speculation is already running rampant over who will run next. Will our next president be a woman? It’s an important question, but […] Read more »