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NEW Leadership Summer Institute

The next generation of women leaders is preparing now.

NEW Leadership is a nonpartisan program devoted to increasing the representation of women in American politics. The intensive, five-day summer institute educates college students on the important role politics plays in their lives and prepares them to run for public office.

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Program overview

Program designed for:
  • Students enrolled in any Ohio 2-year or 4-year college or university or Ohio residents attending school outside of the state
  • Students who represent different racial, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds and a variety of academic majors, ages, and interests
Program highlights:
  • Prepares women for the reality of political campaigns and asks them to run for office or work on campaigns and issues that align with their values
  • Includes workshops on public speaking, advocacy, diversity, and the history of women’s involvement in public life
  • Creates a network of support among current and future leaders
  • Students from 15 states will interact with each other and national leaders during live virtual events from 12:00-7:00PM on June 9, 10, 14, 15 and 16.
  • View past conference agendas: 2021 Agenda, 2019 Agenda
  • There is no cost to participate.
  • NEW Leadership relies on the generous support of sponsors and donors
  • Our goal is to make the program affordable for as many participants as possible
  • If you’d like to help us train the next generation of women elected leaders, please donate here
“The best part of the diversity of our group was the opportunities it created to learn from each other. Because we were each different, it allowed us each to be experts on our own experiences.”
“Women can be the future of politics, all sorts of women.”
“I realize how important it is for women to get to the table to represent our collective voice.”
“I was going to pursue nonprofit work, but now I’m running for office.”

NEW Leadership® is a national nonpartisan program to educate college women about politics and leadership and encourage them to become effective leaders in the political arena.

For more information

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