Training Women to Lead America

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 sisters, Reps. Linda Sanchez, D-Calif., left, and Loretta Sanchez, D-Calif, pose during a re-enactment of their swearing-in ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 4, 2007.

It’s 2017, and women still make up only 19% of Congress, 25% of state legislators, and 8% of governors in the United States. But it turns out that Donald Trump’s election has inspired more women of both parties  to run for office. Andrea Dew Steele, president and founder of Emerge America, and Debbie Walsh, director of the Center for American Women and Politics, join us to discuss their programs to train women with little political experience in the art of running for office. 

The 2017 "Ready to Run" New Jersey conference will be held on March 10th & 11th at Rutgers University in the Douglass Student Center at 100 George St. in New Brunswick, NJ. For more information, click here