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Curious about our programs? Looking for testimonials? Hear from prominent #womeninpolitics and #RunningStartAlums to learn more about what we do. See our videos here.

Mentor a future political leader.

You have experience and expertise that could benefit a young woman interested in political leadership. Encourage a young woman to run for office today! Get involved with Running Start’s nonpartisan programs to train young women to lead in politics and sign up to be a mentor here.

Shout-Out from Melinda Gates!

Role model leader and noted philanthropist Melinda Gates gave us a shout-out on Twitter and Facebook!

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About Running Start

Join this nonpartisan movement of young women leaders--gain the skills you need to feel confident and ready to lead by participating in our programs. Support our trainings by becoming a member, making a donation, or attending our fabulous alum showcase, the Young Women to Watch Awards. Be a part of this tidal wave of young women bringing their voices to the table and our halls of power.

Mentor a Future Political Leader

You have experience and expertise that could benefit a young woman interested in political leadership. Encourage a young woman to run for office today! Sign up to be a mentor here.