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Check out the latest articles to help you on your journey to elected leadership.

Why She Leads: LaDawn Stuben

Published Date: 20-April-2018

Over 13,000 women have started their journeys to elected office with the She Should Run Incubator. These are their stories. There is no shortage of fierce women leaders, and with over 500,000 elected offices across the country, there is no shortage of seats waiting to be filled by them. 

Why She Leads: Dawn Pierce

Published Date: 11-April-2018

Over 13,000 women have started their journeys to elected office with the She Should Run Incubator. These are their stories. There is no shortage of fierce women leaders, and with over 500,000 elected offices across the country, there is no shortage of seats waiting to be filled by them. 

Pro-Tip: Working Or Volunteering For A Campaign

Published Date: 04-April-2018

When we say women play pivotal roles in elections, we don’t just mean on the ballot and in the voting booth. We also mean the thousands of women who work behind the scenes as campaign staff and volunteers! She Should Run recently caught up with Ali Lozano, a former She Should Run volunteer and now the Outreach Director for Laura Moser’s campaign in Texas’ 7th Congressional District, to learn more about opportunities for women ready to roll up their sleeves and get involved.

About My Run: Paula Phillips, Milwaukee Public School Board of Directors

Published Date: 29-March-2018

In the Spring of 2017, Paula Phillips was elected to the Milwaukee Public School Board of Directors, her first elected office. A member of the She Should Run community, Paula recently chatted with us about her decision to run, life on the campaign trail, and her work to ensure every child in Milwaukee receives a quality education.

Overcoming 5 Fears Around Running for Office

Published Date: 22-March-2018

Running to serve in elected office is about being of service to your community and making a difference—and it's not easy. Having run for office myself I can tell you it's completely normal to have fears and insecurities when running for office. Women in the She Should Run community have shared stories from their journeys to elected office, including the biggest challenges that they've faced. I'm sharing their five most common fears, and suggestions for how to overcome them. Let's tackle these fears head on!

Roadmapping Your Path to Elected Office

Published Date: 15-March-2018

Every woman will have a unique path to elected office and She Should Run is committed to helping you find yours. Whether you want to run in one year, in the next five years, or by 2030, we’ve outlined some ways to start charting out your path.

What Happens When Women #PressforProgress? Everything.

Published Date: 08-March-2018

In honor of this year’s International Women’s Day theme (#PressForProgress), we asked the She Should Run staff to reflect on the women, stories, and experiences that inspire their work. From historical figures like Shirley Chisholm and the fictional warrior women of Wakanda to the present-day hard-working women in the U.S. Senate and the thousands of very real women ready to run for office across the country, these reflections showcase the diversity of women ready to stand up, be heard, and #PressForProgress.

Why She Leads: Jennifer Radics-Johnson

Published Date: 07-March-2018

Over 13,000 women have started their journeys to elected office with the She Should Run Incubator. These are their stories. There is no shortage of fierce women leaders, and with over 500,000 elected offices across the country, there is no shortage of seats waiting to be filled by them. 

Why She Leads: Monique Rodriguez

Published Date: 09-February-2018

Over 13,000 women have started their journeys to elected office with the She Should Run Incubator. These are their stories. There is no shortage of fierce women leaders, and with over 500,000 elected offices across the country, there is no shortage of seats waiting to be filled by them. 

Why She Leads: Elise Fox

Published Date: 21-September-2017

Over 13,000 women have started their journeys to elected office with the She Should Run Incubator. These are their stories. There is no shortage of fierce women leaders, and with over 500,000 elected offices across the country, there is no shortage of seats waiting to be filled by them. 

Why She Leads: Nadya Okamoto

Published Date: 03-August-2017

Over 13,000 women have started their journeys to elected office with the She Should Run Incubator. These are their stories. There is no shortage of fierce women leaders, and with over 500,000 elected offices across the country, there is no shortage of seats waiting to be filled by them. 

Why She Leads: Gina Scialabba

Published Date: 03-July-2017

Over 13,000 women have started their journeys to elected office with the She Should Run Incubator. These are their stories. There is no shortage of fierce women leaders, and with over 500,000 elected offices across the country, there is no shortage of seats waiting to be filled by them. 

Why She Leads: Jacqueline Moreno

Published Date: 29-June-2017

Over 13,000 women have started their journeys to elected office with the She Should Run Incubator. These are their stories. There is no shortage of fierce women leaders, and with over 500,000 elected offices across the country, there is no shortage of seats waiting to be filled by them. 

Why She Leads: Mariel DiDato

Published Date: 16-June-2017

Over 13,000 women have started their journeys to elected office with the She Should Run Incubator. These are their stories. There is no shortage of fierce women leaders, and with over 500,000 elected offices across the country, there is no shortage of seats waiting to be filled by them. 

Why She Leads: Phyllis Smith

Published Date: 24-May-2017

Over 13,000 women have started their journeys to elected office with the She Should Run Incubator. These are their stories. There is no shortage of fierce women leaders, and with over 500,000 elected offices across the country, there is no shortage of seats waiting to be filled by them.