Elect Her at Duke, Alabama, Virginia, and Western Washington

Elect Her–Campus Women Win, a collaboration between AAUW and Running Start, encourages and trains college women to run for student government. Follow the links below to read highlights from this […] Read more »

Western Washington Women Make a Difference

After spending a quick 24 hours in beautiful Bellingham, Washington I can tell you one thing for sure: Western Washington University has no shortage of stellar women leaders. Talking to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   March 15, 2012

Despite the Odds: Change is Possible at the University of Alabama

Last weekend at University of Alabama’s Elect Her – Campus Women Win training, women gathered to build their network and resources. Elect Her is a training program that encourages and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   March 15, 2012

Virginia Students Aspire to Political Leadership

At Elect Her: University of Virginia Women Win, a small but dedicated group of college women spent the day talking politics and practicing leadership skills. Our training was unique because […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   March 15, 2012

North Carolina Women are Taking Over!

On February 4, 2012, Duke University –ranked among the top national universities – teamed up with North Carolina Central University – ranked among the top historically-black colleges and universities – […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   March 15, 2012

Start Building Your Network Now

Building your network is key to seeking elected office in college or in your community. Last Saturday, at Howard University’s Elect Her—Campus Women Win training, that is just what occurred. […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   February 23, 2012

There Is Nothing To Lose

Recently, at Coastal Carolina University a group of over 30 college women sacrificed their Saturday to gain leadership skills and build their network. The women attended Elect Her—Coastal Carolina Women […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   February 23, 2012

Girl Power in our Nation’s Capital

Inside the beltway, as political operatives discussed the latest dynamics in the race for president, a different kind of political discussion was taking place just a few blocks from K […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   February 23, 2012
Tawakkul Karman, Leymah Gbowee, and Liberian President Ellen Johson Sirleaf (right) accepting 2011 Nobel Peace Prize. Photo courtesy of Harrywad, via Wikimedia Commons

Another Presidents Day without a U.S. Woman President

To many Americans, Presidents Day is just another Monday off to take advantage of department store sales. However, as we commemorate the birthdays of two of our most significant presidents, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   3 Comments   |   February 20, 2012

Are College Women Stepping Up?

Since the numbers remain grim for women in Congress and state legislatures, where can we train the next generation of women political leaders? AAUW and Running Start collaborate on Elect […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   October 28, 2011