Young women leave our nonpartisan programs feeling confident, capable and connected.

Training Young Women

Running Start’s 100+ programs per year inspire young women to run and train them in the skills they need to win!

High School

Join us for a month-long virtual training where you will participate in a campaign simulation, learn from high-level mentors, and meet with Members of Congress.

When women run, they win at the


Elect Her

Daylong training for college women on how to run for student government on your campus.

Congressional Fellowship

Spend a semester interning for your favorite woman in Congress. Get trained each week on how to run and receive free housing and a stipend.

of our elected leaders are women.



Online political mentoring by high-level experts for Running Start alums.


Join in on our social campaign to inspire the next generation by posting a picture of yourself on social media.

is one of the main barriers to running for office.

Our Impact Partners