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July 21, 2021

For Immediate Release, Washington, D.C. Women In Government (WIG) is excited to announce Meredith Martino as its new Executive Director. Prior to joining WIG, Meredith spent 17+ years at the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), most recently as its Vice President of Membership and Sponsorship, where she served as a key member of AAPA's executive team. In her...

March 24, 2021

For Immediate Release

Women In Government Statement on the Intersectional Deaths in Georgia

Washington, D.C. Women In Government expresses deep sadness and extends condolences to the family and friends of the eight victims of gun violence in Georgia last week. In particular our hearts are with our...

January 8, 2021

Women In Government Announces 2021-2022 Board of Directors​

Washington, D.C., Women In Government, a national non-profit, nonpartisan membership organization representing women state legislators since 1988, approved the 2021 – 2022 Board of Directors at its October board meeting. A record number of women state legislators...

January 8, 2021

For Immediate Release 

Women In Government Responds to Violence in the Nation’s Capital​

Washington, D.C. The nation watched in horror as violence erupted at the U.S. Capitol this week, resulting in five deaths and many injuries. The impact on the individuals and their families is immense and...

July 30, 2020

WIG Twitter Watch Party: The Vote PBS

This year, Women In Government is celebrating the Women’s Suffrage Centennial. In honor of this celebration, Women In Government, in partnership with Women and Politics Institute at American University, hosted a live Twitter and Facebook Watch Party (#WIGTwitterWatchParty).

During this watch party, WIG was...

June 2, 2020

The Women In Government Foundation, Inc., headquartered in Washington, D.C., is a national non-profit, non-partisan organization of women state legislators whose mission is to provide leadership opportunities, expert forums, and educational resources to address and resolve complex public policy issues. At a time when states are rocked by the COVID-19 pandemic and the tragic deaths of George...

November 8, 2019

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November 5, 2019

Give America Hope (GAH), a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in Frederick, Maryland, is excited to announce the first public presentation of our Risk Assessment Monitoring System (RAMS) at the Women In Government (WIG) Healthcare and Technology Summit on November 15, 2019 in Washington, D.C. The RAMS instrument is focused on addressing...

Washington, D.C.—The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Women In Government (WIG) today announced that Massachusetts State Senate President Emerita Harriette Chandler is the 2019 recipient of the “Outstanding Woman State Legislator Supporting the Arts” award. This annual award recognizes a woman state legislator for her noteworthy support of the arts in her state and will be presented at Women In Government’s Summit on November 15, 2019, in Washington, D.C.

October 18, 2019

Washington, D.C.—The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Women In Government (WIG) today announced that Massachusetts State Senate President Emerita Harriette Chandler is the 2019 recipient of the “Outstanding Woman State Legislator Supporting the Arts” award. This annual award recognizes a woman state legislator for her noteworthy support of the arts in her...

June 26, 2019

Washington, DC – Women In Government submitted comments to the U. S. Senate Special Committee on Aging for inclusion in their annual report to Congress about the needs of older Americans to bring attention to state initiatives to improve Bone Health.

Included in the comments is Women In Government’s...

June 21, 2019

Washington, DC – Beginning in June and throughout the year, Women In Government is airing radio Public Service Announcements (PSAs) recorded by women state legislators nationwide to increase awareness of the symptoms and impact of migraine disease.
 
Migraine disease impacts more than 37...

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