is a nonpartisan nonprofit that trains young women to run for public office.

What We Do

We’re empowering young women to get involved in politics and transform our world, one elected female leader at a time. We offer programs that equip them with the hands on skills and confidence they need to run and win.

With over 100 training programs across the country, we've trained over 12,000 women (and counting!). And because we're nonpartisan, we're achieving this in the spirit of fellowship while focusing on building stronger community for young women who want to lead.

When women run, they win at the

Are you an experienced leader who wants to be involved with Running Start? Become a mentor and help guide one of our 15,000 alums on her path to political leadership.

of our elected leaders are women

With over 100 training programs across the country, we've trained over 15,000 women (and counting!). And because we're nonpartisan, we're achieving this in the spirit of fellowship while focusing on building stronger community for young women who want to lead.

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