The following is a list of helpful organizations that offer further information and resources in various sectors
Tools and organizations that promote and advance women’s political leadership
Barbara Lee Foundation
The Barbara Lee Family Foundation produces research-backed, pragmatic guides for women on both sides of the aisle that enable candidates to maximize strategic advantages and clear hurdles on their way to public office.
CAWP offers a Political and Leadership Resource Map to find resources across the country for women interested in running for office, working on political campaigns, or holding appointive office.
Democracy in Color
Democracy in Color is an organization dedicated to empowering the New American Majority—multiracial, multicultural, and progressive—through media, public conversations, research and analysis on race and politics.
Emerge is the premier training program for Democratic women. We inspire women to run, we hone their skills to win.
A political action committee that aims to help elect pro-choice Democratic female candidates to office.
ReflectUS brings together 8 of the leading women’s political organizations: Empowered Women, Higher Heights, IGNITE, LatinasRepresent, RepresentWomen, She Should Run, VoteRunLead and Women Influencers Network to fast-track gender equality across all political offices – from commissioners to courtrooms, to municipal offices and state capitals to Washington, D.C.
RightNOW is a national grassroots network to engage and connect women in center-right politics through professional development, educational forums and political workshops.
Representation20/20 advocates for institutional and electoral reforms to level the playing field for women candidates, enabling them to run, win, serve, and lead effectively.
LatinasRepresent is dedicated to calling out the lack of elected Latina leaders and changing the political landscape to reflect all Americans.
IGNITE is building a movement of young women who are ready and eager to become the next generation of political leaders.
Higher Heights seeks to harness Black women’s political power and leadership potential.
We inspire, educate and give voice to a bold new generation of American women–the leaders of today and tomorrow. Live your best life #empowered
Run for Something
Run for Something helps recruit and support millennials running for down-ballot office.
Giving young women the Running Start they need to achieve political power through education and inspiration.
The WPSP program at the Wilson Center empowers the next generation of women around the world and mobilizes them on issues of critical importance in public service.
The WCS mission is to increase the number and influence of women in elected and appointed office in the United States and around the globe.
VoteRunLead supports the aspirations of women who want to transform our country and democracy through their participation as leaders.
She Should Run
She Should Run provides women with the encouragement and resources they need to run for office.
Tools and organizations that promote and advance women’s business leadership
Athena Center for Leadership Studies
Dedicated to the advancement of inspired and courageous women leaders around the world and offering a variety of ground-breaking programs.
A nonprofit organization with a mission to accelerate progress for women through workplace inclusion.
A nonprofit organization and online community dedicated to helping all women achieve their ambitions.
A network for millennials in the workplace, providing young professionals with resources to help them navigate and advance their careers.
The OWLC offers an interdisciplinary leadership curriculum to support personal and professional development for aspiring and established leaders who are looking to make a change, give back, and impact the world.
Take the Lead
An organization that aims to prepare, develop, inspire, and propel women to take their fair and equal share of leadership positions across all sectors by 2025.
Tools and organizations that promote and advance women’s media representation
A global day of film screenings, discussions, and a global Q&A around how to get to a more gender-balanced world in all sectors of society.
Geena Davis Institute
A research-based organization working within the media and entertainment industry to engage, educate, and influence the need to dramatically improve, gender balance, reduce stereotyping and create diverse female characters in entertainment.
Gender Watch 2018
Gender Watch 2018 is a nonpartisan project of the Center for American Women and Politics and the Barbara Lee Family Foundation to track, analyze, and illuminate gender dynamics in election 2018.
The Representation Project
Using film and media as catalysts for cultural transformation, The Representation Project inspires individuals and communities to challenge and overcome limiting stereotypes
The Women's Media Center
Making women visible and powerful in the media, the WMC works with the media to ensure that women’s stories are told and women’s voices are heard.
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Advancing a just, equitable, and sustainable world by leveraging the wealth, power, and community of progressive women donors.
Women's Funding Network
The Women’s Funding Network is an association of over 100 foundations investing in women’s equality.
Women Moving Millions
A non-profit whose mission is to catalyze unprecedented resources for the advancement of women and girls and support their members’ philanthropic leadership development.
Tools and organizations that advance leadership for young women and girls
Amy Poehler's Smart Girls
Founded by artist Amy Poehler and producer Meredith Walker, Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls organization is dedicated to helping young people cultivate their authentic selves.
Sadie Nash Leadership Project
Promoting leadership and activism among young women, the program is designed to strengthen, empower, and equip young women as agents for change in their lives and in the world.
Equipping girls with the skills to exercise the power of their voice.
The Eleanor Roosevelt Center offers Girls Leadership Worldwide, a transformational program that empowers high-school girls to make a difference in their own lives, communities, and the world.
Eileen Fisher Leadership Institute
EFLI brings young people together to explore their passions; learn from pioneers of industry, the arts and beyond; and discover their unique leadership style.
Tools and organizations that promote and advance civic engagement
An online encyclopedia of American politics and elections. Their goal is to inform people about politics by providing accurate and objective information.
A non-partisan, non-profit organization that seeks to make democracy fair, functional, and more representative.
A thriving online community (and non-profit organization) fostering awareness, education and activism for people all across the world.
Off the Sidelines
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s call to action to encourage every woman and girl to make their voice heard on the issues they care about.
Rock the Vote
Building political power and making voting easier for young adults by simplifying and demystifying voter registration and elections.
The United State of Women
A new initiative from the United State of Women to galvanize women locally by equipping women with resources and training to effectively fight for gender equality.
Learn how to get in touch with your federal, state, and local elected leaders.
A resource from League of Women Voters, enter your address to find your polling place, build your ballot with their online voters’ guide and more.