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
Women's Leadership Program
American Democracy Institute
DC Nonpartisan

The American Democracy Institute's recently launched Women's Leadership Program offers education and training designed to foster innovative...

Women's Legislative Education Summit
Florida Commission on the Status of Women
FL Nonpartisan

The Florida Commission on the Status of Women and its partners from across Florida present a forum dedicated to educating women about the...

Women's Policy Leadership Institute
Montana Women Vote
MT Nonpartisan

The Womens Policy Leadership Institute is dedicated to training leaders to reflect the vision and capabilities of women in public life.  WPLIs...

Young Women’s Political Leadership Program
Running Start
National Nonpartisan

Running Start’s Young Women’s Political Leadership Program (YWPL) introduces high school girls to the power of political leadership.  The program...

Youth Native Women's Leadership Academy
Native Action Network
WA Nonpartisan Beginning in 2010, the Native Action Network holds an annual two-day Youth Native Women's Leadership Academy designed to empower young women as they...