Political Mentoring Program

WLU is actively involved in supporting efforts to encourage women to run for public office in Utah. In 2014, Utah ranked 45th among state legislatures for the percentage of women, and even fewer women (16) served in the Utah legislature in 2015.

Real Women Run realwomen_logo_sm_web3

WLU proudly supports Real Women Run, a collaborative nonpartisan initiative to empower women to participate in public life and civic leadership through elected political office. WLU board members serve on the board of Real Women Run, and our members regularly attend their events. We encourage our members to attend the following upcoming Real Women Run events:

SB54 Training

Wednesday, October 14, 2015, 7:00 p.m.
Nancy Tessman Auditorium, The City Library
210 East 400 South, Salt Lake City
Register for the event here

Real Women Run Fall Social

Wednesday, November 11, 2015, 5:30 p.m.
Market Street Cottonwood
2985 East Cottonwood Parkway, Salt Lake City
Register for the event here.

Real Women Run Training I

Saturday, January 16, 2016, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Salt Lake Community College, Miller Campus
9750 South 300 West, Sandy

Real Women Run Training II

Saturday, March 26, 2016, 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM
Hinckley Institute of Politics
260 South Central Campus Drive #255, Salt Lake City