Saturday, February 9, 2013
Los Angeles, California, University of Southern California
Hosted in conjunction with: USC’s Unruh Institute of Politics, California Women Lead & USC’s Women’s Student Assembly

Want to learn what it takes to become the first Madame President? Come to Running Start’s Young Women’s Political Leadership Program: California Edition! Learn about the importance of political leadership in this day-long workshop designed for young women in high school who display leadership potential and an interest in politics.

Click here to register!

The workshop will emphasize hands on training and will include a panel of local young women elected officials who will share their experiences.

Some of the topics covered:
•    Why we need more young women in politics
•    Crafting your message and giving your elevator speech
•    Effective networking
•    Campaigning and fundraising 101
•    How to get involved now

You will have the opportunity to hear young women leaders, both candidates and elected officials, speak about the importance of having women in positions of political leadership.

The Young Women’s Political Leadership Program teaches participants valuable leadership skills that are transferable to future academic and professional pursuits. With the culmination of the program, you will become part of Running Start’s expansive alumni network.

•    The program starts at 8 am with check-in and breakfast.
•    There will be various speakers and workshops throughout the day, and the program ends at 5:30 pm. Both breakfast and lunch will be provided as part of the program.
•    Location:
University of Southern California
Ronald Tutor Campus Center, Room 450
3607 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, CA 90089
•    Cars should be parked in Parking Structure X, which can be accessed using the Figueroa Street Entrance at 35th Street (Entrance 3).
•    Here is a pdf map of the area of campus around the Ronald Tutor Campus Center, including Parking Structure X.

Additional Information:

•    Cost to attend is $50 before January 15th, after which it is $75. This includes meals.
•    Applicants must be current high school young women from California.
•    Participants in YWPL: California Edition will be given a higher level of consideration if they apply to Running Start’s National Young Women’s Political Leadership Program held in Washington, DC.
•   Interested in sponsoring a young woman to attend? CLICK HERE

Click here to register!

Thank you to our event sponsor:

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