Find your voice and explore public leadership roles. For women in northern Utah and surrounding communities who want to get involved in politics as candidates, campaign managers or community leaders, join our nonpartisan training event on November 4, 2017. Learn from Utah experts and elected officials how to lead effectively in your community and/or campus. We're thrilled to welcome Keynote Speaker and former Utah State Representative, Ronda Rudd Menlove. Representative Ed Redd will provide opening remarks.
Saturday, November 4, 2017
8:30 AM to 2:00 PM
Perry Pavilion, Utah State University Campus
$25 General Registration, $10 Student Registration. Includes lunch.
8:30 Registration & Check In
9:00 Welcome: Ed Redd, Utah State Representative
9:15 Keynote: Why Women in Politics Matter, Former Representative Ronda Rudd Menlove
10:15 Peeling Back the Layers: Political Campaign Fundamentals, Maryann Martindale (Policy Advisor, Salt Lake County Council)
11:00 Media & Messaging: Telling Your Story, Aaron Rennaker (Critical Mass Digital Media) & Candi Carter Olson (Assistant Professor of Journalism, USU)
11:45 LUNCH & NETWORKING
12:30 The ‘M’ Word: Understanding Money in Politics, Marla Kennedy (Kennedy Consulting, Inc.)
1:15 Campaigns: Getting Them Off the Ground (Panel Discussion)
Panel Facilitator: Karina Hernández, LatinX Creative Society, USU
Holly Daines, Logan City Council
Stephanie Miller, Hyrum City Mayor
Kathy Robison, Former Chairwoman, Cache County Council
Jeannie Simmons, Logan City Council
This event is made possible in partnership with YWCA Utah, Utah State University, Cache Chamber of Commerce, USU Center for Women and Gender, CAPSA, USU Huntsman School of Business, and USU Institute of Government & Politics.
Real Women Run is a collaborative nonpartisan initiative to empower women to participate fully in public life and civic leadership through elected political office at all levels, appointments to boards and commissions, participation in campaigns, and engagement in the political system.
Founded in 2011 at YWCA Utah, Real Women Run partners include Hinckley Institute of Politics, Vision 2020, Salt Lake Community College, AAUW Utah, League of Women Voters of Utah, Women Lawyers (Utah Bar Association), Utah Women & Leadership Project - UWLP at Utah Valley University, The Walker Institute at Weber State University, Utah State University, Women's Influence Center, current and former elected officials from major political parties, and community members. Real Women Run is a national network partner with the Rutgers University Center for American Women and Politics.