Top Political Practitioners
Learn from and engage with elected officials and leading experts in campaign management, communications, fundraising, grassroots mobilization, polling, advertising and digital media. WeLead Program Manager Julie Russell and WPI Executive Director Betsy Fischer Martin join WeLead2023 Graduation speakers former Congresswoman Mimi Walters (CA-45) and Montgomery County, MD Councilmember Kate Stewart.
Record of Success
Engage with our network of 600+ WeLead graduates through our program. Our alums occupy the halls of Congress, campaign war rooms, K Street offices, state legislatures, city councils and corporate boardrooms across the country. DC Mayor Muriel Bowser (SPA/MPP '00) shares her experience running for office.
Professional Career Development
Sharpen leadership skills through interactive sessions on personal branding, resume building, effective mentorships and public speaking. Be the Brand founder Madeline Fetterly, digital expert Lyndsey Fifield and WPI Executive Director Betsy Fischer Martin congratulate the winners of the WeLead2023 Fundraising Challenge.
Designed for Working Professionals
Our competitive application process limits our class size to a select group of accomplished post-graduates. Mindful of professional obligations, our six day-long training sessions are held on weekends at American University in Northwest Washington, DC. WeLead Alumna Representative Lauren Underwood (D-IL) addresses WeLead2019 graduates. Full Story
A curated newsletter, delivered to inboxes on Saturday mornings, readers can catch up on a week’s worth of important new developments about women running for office, serving as leaders and engaging in the political arena.