Friday, April 25, 2014 (10:30 AM – 3:00 PM)
Hughes-Trigg Student Center (map)
Build your expertise by learning the nuts and bolts of running a student government campaign. This training will demystify the campaign process and teach you how to develop and communicate an effective message, how to reach out to your constituency, and how to win a campaign. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn key leadership skills and take the first step towards inspiring your peers!
10:30am Check-in and light breakfast
11:00am Welcome and Introductions
11:15am The Importance of Young Women Running for Office
12:00pm Lunch (Lunch will be provided)
12:45pm The Nuts and Bolts of Running for SGA & Elect Her – Campus Women Win Campaign Strategy
1:30pm The Importance of Message
2:45pm Strategy Sharing and Elect Her Network
3:00pm Networking Reception
4:00pm Program ends
Seating is limited and preference will be given to female students currently enrolled at SMU.
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Elect Her—Campus Women Win, a collaboration between AAUW and Running Start, is the only nationwide program that encourages and trains young women to run for student government on their campuses. This five-hour training will provide students with research and information about women and politics, inspiring local speakers, and interactive campaign exercises.