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November 7, 2018

Women In Government celebrates all of the women who won their elections for state office yesterday!  

2018 has been a blockbuster year for women, with a record number of candidates running for state legislatures - 3,388! (Source: Center for American Women In Politics)

According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, it is very...

October 17, 2018

Washington, DC – Women In Government, a national non-profit, nonpartisan membership organization representing women state legislators since 1988, approved the 2019 Board of Directors at its October board meeting in Washington, DC.

Maine State Representative Stacey Guerin (R) will lead the Board as Chair, Washington State Representative Cindy Ryu (D) will serve as...

September 27, 2018

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Women in Government (WIG) Select North Carolina State Representative Becky Carney as the 2018 Recipient of the “Outstanding Woman State Legislator Supporting the Arts” Award

Washington, D.C.—The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Women in Government (WIG) today announced that North...

July 3, 2018

Washington, D.C. – Women In Government (WIG) is proud to announce that Jolynn “Lynn” Butler is the recipient of the 2018 Private Sector Award. Ms. Butler will be honored on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at Women In Government’s National Legislative Conference at the Park Central Hotel in San Francisco, California.

Butler is the Associate Vice President of State and...

May 10, 2018

We are currently accepting nominations for this award. Please fill out the application form and submit completed application to Lucy Gettman, Executive Director, via email at lgettman@womeningovernment....

April 19, 2018

If cryptocurrency, cybersecurity, emergency preparedness, economic development, and opioid misuse prevention and treatment are important to your district, join us June 21 - 23, 2018 in San Francisco at Women In Government's National Legislative Conference. Below are just...

February 6, 2018

Jody Singer of Marshall Space Flight Center to headline Women In Government’s National Legislative Conference

Going to Mars/Celebrating 30 Years 

Washington, D.C.—Women In Government (WIG) announced today that Jody Singer, Deputy Director of NASA’s...

January 18, 2018

Women In Government is pleased to announce that we are a nominating partner with the American Council for Young Political Leaders (ACYPL). Our Board of Directors recently approved this new partnership and we are excited to be able to send some of our members abroad to take part in this amazing international policy experience.

ACYPL’s mission is to give the next generation of...

October 27, 2017

WASHINGTON – Women In Government, a national nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization representing female state legislators, recognizes National Drug Take Back Day. On Saturday, October 28 the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and localities across the country will give the public an opportunity to drop off expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs....

October 19, 2017

Washington, D.C.—The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Women in Government (WIG) today announced that North Dakota Senator Carolyn Nelson is the first-ever recipient of the “Outstanding Woman State Legislator Supporting the Arts” award, created to recognize a woman state legislator for outstanding support of the arts in her state. The award...

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