Women’s Leadership Webinar Series

“Invite a Woman to Run” Webinar

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

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Deb White

In this webinar you will hear from two women who have devoted their lives to advancing women leaders: Deb White from the New Leadership Institute in Moorehead, MN and Erin Vilardi from VoteRunLead in New York. Dr. Deborah White is a professor of sociology and chair of the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at Minnesota State University Moorhead. Since 2001, she has served as coordinator of the Tri-College National Education for Women’s Leadership (NEW Leadership) Development Institute, a public leadership program for women that she established in partnership with the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University.


Erin Vilardi

Erin Vilardi is the Founder and Director of VoteRunLead, a national organization leveraging technology and training to accelerate the number of women in political leadership. She first launched Vote, Run, Lead as Vice President of Program and Communications at The White House Project, establishing the largest national political training program readying women for public office and civic life, and training over 15,000 women.

They share the latest research on fueling women’s leadership ambitions and inspirational stories about how they have helped move women to run for office. Liz Johnson(Plate to Politics) moderates this webinar. Find more tips and information on inviting a woman to run with this helpful tip sheet.

WFAN has become an early adopter of a national campaign that VoteRunLead is launching this spring called Invitation Nation. Hear more about how Invitation Nation will give you even more creative tools to recruit women from the healthy food and farming movement.

Series Archive

View our webinar archive to watch videos, read transcripts, and find more resources. Hear from the founders of Plate to Politics about how women from the healthy food and farming movement are poised to make swift and dramatic change to the way food is produced in this country and how women farmers, workers, and entrepreneurs hold in their hands significant power and are well positioned to also have significant political impact.

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