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
Emerge South Carolina
Emerge America
SC Dem

Emerge South Carolina, part of the Emerge America Network, is a political leadership training program for Democratic women in South Carolina. The...

Leadership South Carolina SC Nonpartisan

Established in 1979 by the Governor's Office and the South Carolina business community, Leadership South Carolina is a statewide leadership...

NEW Leadership™ South Carolina
Winthrop University/College of Charleston/Coastal Carolina University
SC Nonpartisan

NEW Leadership™ South Carolina is a residential program that gives college women the knowledge and skills to become effective leaders in politics...

Pathway to Politics
Center for Women

The Center for Women (C4W) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that serves to help educate and advocate so that women in South Carolina have...

Political Institute for Women SC Nonpartisan The Political Institute for Women is a non-partisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to training women to run for elected office and to pursue...
South Carolina Federation of Republican Women SC Rep

Through affiliate chapters in nearly every state, the National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW) promotes the principles, objectives and...

South Carolina General Assembly Women's Caucus SC Nonpartisan

The South Carolina General Assembly Women's Caucus is an organization for women serving at all levels of government in the State of South Carolina...

South Carolina GOP Academy
South Carolina Republican party
SC Rep The South Carolina Republican Party offers campaign training for its members through the South Carolina GOP Academy. Ten 4-5 hour trainings covering...
South Carolina NOW- Charlotte Chapter
National Organization for Women
SC Nonpartisan

Founded in 1966, the National Organization for Women (NOW) is the largest organization of feminist activists in the United States whose goal is to...

Women In Leadership
South Carolina Women's Leadership Network
SC Nonpartisan

A multi-partisan group of women whose mission is to move South Carolina forward – politically, socially, economically, educationally, and...