We are excited to announce a new format for this year's conference that allows for more focused training and discussions and more topics. After reviewing the comments and feedback from the 2018 conference, we have decided to include concurrent small group discussions led by experts and … [Read More...]
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Southern Women in Public Service: Get YOUR Seat at the Table
Now more than ever, we need the energy, intellect, integrity, inclusiveness and determination women bring to the council tables, legislative chambers, judicial benches and executive seats where decisions vital to our future are made. Women leaders from 14 Southern states will convene in Asheville, North Carolina Mar. 31 to Apr. 2, 2019 to learn, build relationships, and renew commitment to making government better, stronger, and more responsive to citizens at every level. Drawing inspiration from each other, women leaders from different political parties, races and experiences will join together to reaffirm pursuit of ‘a more perfect union.’
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Since 2016, 590 women ran for seats in the U.S. House and Senate and in gubernatorial races, according to the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University. A record-number of these female candidates won their party primaries and have advanced to general election match-ups this … [Read More...]
Working with the news media is part of being an elected official. It will not always be pleasant, especially when the subject matter deals with bad news, natural disaster, crime, loss of a business, or misconduct of public officials. As an elected official you must provide leadership in a … [Read More...]
A conference for Southern women across the ideological spectrum who believe in making a difference through public service.
The Southern Women in Public Service Conference features prominent speakers, networking opportunities, workshops targeted towards women in public office, and is the premiere meeting place for Southern women across the ideological spectrum who believe in making a difference through public service.