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Young Women to Watch Awards

Each Spring, Running Start highlights its most impressive alums in a campaign simulation at our annual fundraiser.

14th Annual Young Women to Watch Awards
March 10, 2020 | 6 - 9 pm
National Museum of Women in the Arts

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Congrats to our 2019 #ILookLikeAPolitician Ambassador, Ewurama Appiagyei-Dankah! See below to learn about last year's event.2019 Photos  2019 in the News 

Work with Us

College and graduate students: come intern in Running Start's fast-paced Washington, DC office in spring, summer, or fall.

Now accepting applications for Summer 2020 Interns through Sunday, March 1, 2020. Free group housing in Washington, DC provided for the summer. Learn more here.

Our #ILookLikeAPolitician campaign encourages young women to see themselves as political leaders, in spite of sexist media coverage of women in politics. And, check out what else we've been up to.

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