Upcoming Events and Happenings
Road to Run: Networking and Fundraising Fundamentals
Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 2 PM ET
Stop one on the Road to Run was all about leadership. As a leader, elected office or otherwise, you don’t lead by yourself. Your network is essential to your success and fundraising is a critical aspect of running for office. Networking can have a bad reputation, especially in politics, and fundraising, i.e. asking people for financial support for your campaign, can stir up all types of uncomfortable feelings. Through a conversation with local leaders, we’re going to show you:
- How to think differently about networking and fundraising
- How you can build and maximize your network now before you ever run for office
- How to start getting comfortable with asking people to support your vision financially.
Breaking Barriers: Running for Office with Debt
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 @ 12 PM ET
Many women count themselves out as potential candidates for financial reasons. Between paying for rent, child care, keeping up with student loans, car payments, and other bills it can feel impossible to also take on the burden of running for office. At the same time, people with these experiences have valuable contributions to make in governance and representing their communities. Running for office with debt is not impossible, but having the right information can make or break this decision for you. Join She Should Run and our speakers who have experienced running for office with debt first hand to get the facts about leadership and finances.
After attending you will be better able to:
- Understand financial constraints as they relate to leadership opportunities
- Map out your plan to communicate debt as a candidate
- Build the value of financial relatability as a leader
Save the date: Thursday, May 13, 2021 @ 5:30 PM ET
She Should Run Happy Hours are an opportunity for you to connect with women in a nonjudgemental space as you consider a run for office.
We’ll use this time to connect, inspire, and engage with each other as we consider and explore a run for office in a casual environment. Attendees will be placed into breakout rooms of 4-5 women and we’ll provide some topics to allow for meaningful conversation and connection. This happy hour will last approximately 60 minutes.
Tickets available soon!
Breaking Barriers: Overcoming racial bias as a candidate
Save the date: May 19, 2021
The Breaking Barriers Webinar series is a dedicated space for women of varied intersectional challenges to gather, share advice, network, mentor, and grow together. Through this series you will hear first-hand accounts from elected women, or women in leadership, who have managed these same difficulties.
Check back soon to register!
Road to Run: Telling Your Story and Building Your Brand
Save the date: June 3, 2021 @ 12 PM MT / 2 PM ET
Stops one and two on the Road to Run were focused on building your leadership capacity and honing your networking and fundraising skills. On stop three, we’re diving into how telling your story and building your brand are essential components of running for office. Developing your voice is an empowering, crucial part of owning your leadership path. As a potential candidate, your plans and ideas are what others will support. You’re here because something in your background or experiences is driving you to make a difference. That story – of who you are, where you came from, and your lived experiences – is the center of your leadership style. It drives why and how you lead and build relationships, even if unconsciously.
Check back soon to register!
How to be a Pro Networker
Save the date: June 23, 2021
Join us for a webinar on How to be a Pro Networker!
This webinar is a great starting place for women who are not yet considering running for office, but should be, and need a little boost to get going.
Check back soon for more details and to register!