General Registration 

$100 for this two day event. 

Young Women Run

A 2-day training for politically ambitious college and young professional women. This event will feature prominent elected women, workshops and plenary sessions designed to advance the skills and capacities of young women who are eager to become the next generation of political leaders. Space is limited to 150 spots. Register early!

About the Conference

Take part in the two-day event for training and tools on how to run for office. Build tangible political leadership skills, meet with elected leaders and Congressional staffers, and network with other politically ambitious young women from around the United States. 

Meet our Speakers


The Honorable Nancy Pelosi serves as Minority Leader
of the United States House of Representatives
and was the first women to serve as Speaker of the House.
Read her full bio. 






Christine Pelosi has worked with thousands of activists
and candidates through leadership trainings based on her books
Campaign Boot Camp: Basic Training for Future Leaders
and Campaign Boot Camp 2.0. 
Read her full bio.




Rosie_Rios.jpgRosie Rios, the 43rd Treasurer of the United States,
who led the efforts to place a woman on U.S. currency.
Read her full bio.




Jess_Weiner.p.jpgJess Weiner, acclaimed author, speaker and entrepreneur
who serves as Dove’s Global Self- Esteem Ambassador. 
Read her full bio.



Plenary: Young and Running


Plenary: Supporting Your Political Journey Through Life


Stay tuned for updates on speakers. 

Workshops and Sessions

The following workshops and sessions will provide the tools you need to run for office. 

  • Campaign 101: Where, when, and how to run
  • Fundraising without fear
  • Develop an authentic personal campaign message
  • Social media in a campaign setting
  • Create your campaign website
  • On air media training

Date and Venue 

July 17, 2017, 10am – 8pm 
July 18, 2017, 9am – 5pm
AT&T Forum for Technology, Entertainment and Policy
601 New Jersey Avenue NW
Washington, DC, 20001






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About IGNITE: IGNITE is building a movement of young women who are ready and eager to become the next generation of political leaders. We train young women from high schools, colleges, and universities across the United States to become civically engaged and ultimately step into public service.
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About Running Start: Running Start is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization training and inspiring young women to run for political office. Through our five hands on programs, we provide young women the skills and confidence they need to see themselves as leaders so that they can run and win. We are building the next generation of women political leaders.
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