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Real Women Run Winter Training

January 18, 2020 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Salt Lake Community College Miller Campus
9750 South 300 West Sandy
UT 84070

Real Women Run Winter Training

Saturday, January 20, 2020
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Karen Gail Miller Conference Center on the Miller Campus of Salt Lake Community College
9750 South 300 West, Sandy, UT 84070

The full-day training will feature workshops for everyone: current candidates and campaign managers, future candidates looking for information on where to start, and women who want to get more involved in public service. Experienced local and state leaders will give insights to getting involved at every level.

General/Student Registration Member Registration Comp Registration

Keynote Speaker: TBA


8:00 Check-In

9:00 Opening Remarks: Anne Burkholder, CEO, YWCA Utah

9:15-10:15 Keynote: TBA

10:30-11:30 Panel: Tales from the Trail

11:30-12:45 Networking Lunch

  1. Managing the Mudslinging: How to Handle Insults and Criticism as a Candidate
  2. Negotiating the Non-Verbals: Understanding Communication Cues
  3. Podium Panic: Overcoming Fear of Public Speaking
  4. Relationship Rodeo: How to Maintain your Family and Relationships while on the Campaign Trail
  5. Pollyanna Perceptions: Navigating Utah Culture as a Candidate
  6. Tears for Fears: How to Rule the World and Manage Emotions throughout a Campaign
  7. Lighten Up a Little: The Role of Humor on the Trail
  8. Pitch Perfect: Take Your Elevator Pitch to the Next Level
  9. Political Pandemonium: Staying Civil in the Face of Dirty Politics
  10. Rest & Recovery: How to Recover from Defeat and Move Forward with Public Service


Breakout Sessions 1:00 -1:50 PM, 2:00 -2:50, 3:0 -3:50


4:00 END


Registration $50

YWCA Utah Member Registration: $35

Student Registration $20

Registration includes lunch.

General/Student Registration Member Registration Comp Registration