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
Campaign Workshops
West Virginia Democratic Party
WV Dem The West Virginia Democratic Party runs a campaign workshop at least once a year open to any West Virginia Democrat. Information is provided through...
Leadership West Virginia
West Virginia Chamber of Commerce
WV Nonpartisan Leadership West Virginia is a statewide program to develop, strengthen and connect emerging leaders for the Mountain State. Each year, 50 leaders are...
Ready to Run® West Virginia
West Virginia Women's Commission
West Virginia Federation of Democratic Women WV Dem The National Federation of Democratic Women (NFDW) supports the inclusion of womens voices in the Democratic Party. With 32 chapters nationwide, the...
West Virginia Federation of Republican Women WV Rep Through affiliate chapters in nearly every state, the National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW) promotes the principles, objectives and policies...
West Virginia Gender Balance Legislation WV Nonpartisan The West Virginia Code (Chapter 18B-2A-1) acknowledges the benefits of gender equity on government boards, but does not mandate gender parity.
West Virginia Legislative Women's Caucus WV Nonpartisan The West Virginia Legislative Women's Caucus is a bicameral, bi-partisan caucus that meets on a regular basis to discuss shared legislative efforts.