WeLead Campaign Training Program

Now in its 19th year, the Women & Politics Institute's nonpartisan WeLead training program successfully positions young professional women to run for office or lead a political campaign. WPI is dedicated to closing the gender gap in the political arena and is proud to offer our WeLead program to accepted applicants at no cost.

WeLead2024 will consist of six weekend all-day training sessions, in addition to other optional networking and professional events. Training sessions are held at American University in Northwest Washington, D.C. Attendance is required at all sessions to remain in good standing and to graduate from the program. Session dates for next year are:

  • October 14, 2023
  • November 4, 2023
  • December 9+10, 2023
  • January 20, 2024
  • February 24, 2024

The WeLead2024 application is now closed. Please follow us on Twitter for updates on our activities and new program year.

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