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“Elect Her!”

Running Start, a nonpartisan nonprofit that inspires young women to run for office, is hosting “Elect Her!” on Saturday, Feb. 22, from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Flora Stone Mather Center for Women.

Running Start is inviting students to:

  • Discuss the importance of women running for office.
  • Examine the issue they care about.
  • Map out their support networks.
  • Craft and deliver elevator speeches.
  • Learn about campaign strategy.
  • Meet elected female role models in their community.
  • Network with student government leaders on campus.
  • Walk away with a plan to run for student or political office.

Lunch will be provided, and a small networking reception will occur following the event. 

RSVP to and get more information on CampusGroups.