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
Candidate Training
North Dakota Democratic Party-NPL Headquarters
ND Dem

North Dakota Democratic Party offers trainings focused on leadership training and issues related to campaigning. For information about training,...

Madam for America PAC ND, SD, NE, KS, MN, IA, MO, WI, IN, MI, OH, IL Nonpartisan

Madam for America PAC a nonpartisan political action committee dedicated to helping to identify, recruit, train, elect, andappoint Black women at...

NEW Leadership™ Northern Lights
Minnesota State University, Moorhead
ND, MN, SD Nonpartisan

NEW Leadership™ Northern Lights is a five-day residential program designed to provide leadership training, inspiration, and support for college...

North Dakota Gender Balance Legislation ND Nonpartisan The North Dakota Century Code (54-06-19) establishes that to the extent possible all boards, commissions, committees, and councils shall be gender...
Ready to Run® North Dakota
North Dakota Women's Network
ND Nonpartisan

Ready to Run® is a bi-partisan program for women who want to run for office, seek higher office, work on a campaign, get appointed to office, or...

Rural Leadership North Dakota ND Nonpartisan Rural Leadership North Dakota (RLND) is a two-year interactive study and travel program dedicated to producing graduates with the vision and...