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 fall. For instance, of the 476 women that […]
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 professional manner by using the media […]
Digital tools can help you reach, connect with, and engage voters. Having an online presence can be affordable and much of it can be do-it-yourself. If you are running for office or already in office, your constituents are seeking information about you online. That’s true whether you’re running for local, state, or national office. These […]
3 of the 14 states that the Stennis Center for Public Service serves with the SWIPS program have 25% or more of the positions in the State Legislature held by women in 2018. Where would you like to see your state in 2019?
Prudence Bushnell, CEO of Sage Industries and Former Ambassador to the Republics of Kenya and Guatemala under President Clinton will deliver a keynote address entitled “Leading with Integrity and Inclusiveness: An Ambassador’s Story,” at the 2018 Southern Women in Public Service Leadership Conference in Asheville, North Carolina, April 22 – 24. Ambassador (Ret.) Prudence Bushnell […]