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From cutting edge professional development workshops to podcasts with purpose, find all you need to keep growing in your leadership journey.

You’re not in this alone! We’ve gathered a considerable list of resources to help you find your way this election season.

Name/Title
Category
Type
Description
Report
Professional
The World Economic Forum's annual gender parity report
Training
Diversity and Inclusion
Leadership assessment program with actionable tips for the workplace
Organization
Tools for Running
Encourages voting-aged women to participate in civic life with a variety of trainings
Organization
Tools for Running
Advances economic security, education and advocacy for women
Course
Professional
Salary negotiation workshop
Video
Diversity and Inclusion
How to Start and Continue Conversations on Race, Equity, and Inclusion, by Taharee A Jackson
Report
Diversity and Inclusion
Comprehensive report on the status of women as leaders published in 2016
Report
Diversity and Inclusion
A report on the impact of Covid 19 on Latina women
Report
Diversity and Inclusion
Brief report on 2021 pay gap, looking at factors including Covid & race
Video
Diversity and Inclusion
Stephanie Jackson, Senior Business Resiliancy Specialists Control Risk, Facebook & Kimberly Sisnett, Senior Vice President. People, Vericast
Report
Diversity and Inclusion
Variables for Women's Success in STEM
Organization
Tools for Running
Trains activists to run for office. Holds low-cost online training programs to train on running for office and improve skills to help you on the campaign trail. Also holds in-person training workshops for candidates and activists.
Organization
Tools for Running
Nonprofit 501c3 organization dedicated to promoting Asian Pacific American participation and representation at all levels of the political process.
Company
Consulting
Leadership coaching near Charlotte area
Organization
Tools for Running
Comprehensive and free toolkit of guides on campaign skills; and financial support for candidates.
Consulting
Diversity and Inclusion
Experienced corporate professional with a demonstrated history of working in the retail industry; current Big Lots VP of DEI
Report
Diversity and Inclusion
Brief list of Asian Pacific Americans in elected office through the years
Company
Consulting
Leadership Development, Executive Coaching in Atlanta
Organization
Professional
Investment Company for Minorities
Organization
Tools for Running
Campaign essentials toolkit
Report
Diversity and Inclusion
Research examaining voter perception of "electability" in female candidates
Consulting
Professional
Expert strategy and solutions for complex human resource and workplace issues.
Book
Professional
By Jamie Kern Lima
Book
Diversity and Inclusion
By Maharin R Banji & Anthony G Greenwald
Organization
Tools for Running
Recruits & train young people of color seeking to become leaders, strategists & key staff members
Company
Consulting
Direct mail, polling, paid phones, message development, and campaign Collateral
Campaign Software
Tools for Running
Full-service digital agency specializing in online fundraising, advocacy, social networking, constituency development, email marketing, and content management.
Company
Consulting
Fundraising, polling & opinion research, local, state, federal consulting, crisis communications; media & public relations communications
Workshop
Professional
Public speaking training
Toolkit
Professional
Launching your career tips and tricks
Video
Diversity and Inclusion
Expert advice on how to develop confidence and take up space at work
Campaign Software
Tools for Running
Software for mass texting
Company
Consulting
Campaign ethics reporting from local and state government, fundraising
Company
Consulting
Advocacy, seminars, and political strategy
Company
Consulting
We are non-partisan and provide comprehensive solutions through the development and implementation of comprehensive strategic plans.
Organization
Tools for Running
A leading source of scholarly research and current data about women’s political participation in the United States.
Training
Professional
Skills-based approach to leadership training
Report
Diversity and Inclusion
Outlines the status of Black women in politics as of September 2021
Resource
Professional
Support and resources for professional growth in the tech industry
Consulting
Diversity and Inclusion
Organizational Management and Leadership, Microaggressions
Campaign Software
Tools for Running
Integrates voter data from multiple sources, appends it using Civis’s proprietary database of 230M+ Americans, and lets campaigns use that data at a zip- code level.
Consulting
Diversity and Inclusion
Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion strategist
Organization
Tools for Running
Works to fix the challenge of under-representation of the Black community in elected seats of power throughout our nation.
Training
Professional
Regional, skills-based training to develop emerging community leaders
Organization
Professional
Investement for Black owned businesses
Organization
Tools for Running
Participants engage in a non-partisan, candidate-focused curriculum developed and led by campaign experts from various backgrounds. Participants learn proven strategies and develop skills that are critical to winning campaigns
Podcast
Diversity and Inclusion
Hosted by Tiana Renae
Company
Consulting
Polling, mailing and phone surveys, focus groups
Organization
Tools for Running
Offer female college graduates the chance to participate in a one-year certificate program in pursuit of a career path in public service.
Company
Consulting
Award winning speaker and executive speech presentations coach who trains world class public speakers nationwide. Services include Crisis Communication, Interview training, Media training, Poltical communication, Debate training
Organization
Tools for Running
Civic and political engagement platforms, tools, and games
Training
Professional
On-line live courses in the Disney leadership methods
Organization
Tools for Running
Shared training department of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and the ASDC. Delivers trainings to activists and volunteers, Party leaders and staff, students and youth organizers, candidates and campaign staff, constituency caucus members and community leaders.
Campaign Software
Tools for Running
Ecanvasser's user-friendly software lets you plan and manage all aspects of your canvassing – saving hours of time and increasing supporter engagement
Organization
Tools for Running
Applicants are screened and interviewed for participation
Organization
Tools for Running
Provides training and resources for local and state-level progressive women candidates
Certificate Program
Professional
Six week program for C-Suite professionals
Report
Diversity and Inclusion
Report on the persistent racial inequity in America
Book
Diversity and Inclusion
By Augusto Lopez-Claros & Bahuyyih Nakhjavani
Book
Tools for Running
By Rebecca Sive
Organization
Professional
Individual and group coaching sessions
Company
Consulting
Run campaigns from City Council up to President for like-minded conservatives who firmly believe that smaller government and lower taxes lead to true prosperity
Campaign Software
Tools for Running
Robust crowdfunding platform for charities and political campaigns
TedxTalk
Tools for Running
Shares three questions to ask yourself if you're teetering on the edge of speaking up or quieting down -- and encourages all of us to get a little more comfortable with being uncomfortable.
Resource
Professional
Mentoring College Student preparing for Business World
Organization
Tools for Running
Provides training and funding to conservative leaders. Includes the Emerging Leaders program, which identifies and trains state-level conservative leaders for a year to lead the party.
Training
Professional
A five week program designed for emerging female leaders
Organization
Tools for Running
Organization devoted to supporting Black women in politics. Hosts the webinar series #BlackWomenLead, a political training series for Black women and sponsors #BlackWomenLead toolkit
Organization
Diversity and Inclusion
Creates equitable and inclusive events
TedxTalk
Tools for Running
Examination of the ways citizens and elected officials alike are using social media to change democracy - for the better.
Video
Professional
Latasha James' step by step stragegies for social media engagement and action
TedxTalk
Tools for Running
As the sound expert demonstrates some useful vocal exercises and shares tips on how to speak with empathy, he offers his vision for a sonorous world of listening and understanding.
TedxTalk
Tools for Running
A leading political strategist explains how candidates use the art of storytelling to help swing elections.
TedxTalk
Tools for Running
Dr. Louis Perron argues that it takes the four “M”s to win election campaigns in these new surroundings: message, media, money and make no mistakes. He also invites people to get engaged in campaigns as campaigning has never been more worthwhile then now.
Book
Professional
By Marshall Goldsmith and Sally Helgesen
Organization
Professional
Provides consulting to diverse tech startups to help them grow and find funding
Book
Professional
By Grace Bonney
Company
Consulting
Campaign management/general consulting, fundraising, direct mail, paid phones, peer to peer texting, yard signs etc
Book
Professional
By Robert B. Cialdini
Book
Diversity and Inclusion
By Caroline Criado Perez
TedxTalk
Tools for Running
She will share how effective communications can be used by all women (and men) to excel in everyday life.
Company
Consulting
Campaign consulting, community organizing, independent expenditures
Organization
Professional
Learning modules through Small Business Administration
Report
Tools for Running
Barbrara Lee Family Foundation's direct, concise advice on running a campaign
Organization
Tools for Running
Grows Latino political power by increasing Latino representation at every level of government and building a base of Latino donors to support this critical work.
Training
Professional
Three day leadership program on diversity, equity, and inclusion
Company
Consulting
Public speaking services
Video
Professional
Create work/life balance
Video
Professional
Learn how to negotiate for higher pay, better roles, and more flexibility with this four-part series from Duke University professor Ashleigh Shelby Rosette.
Report
Diversity and Inclusion
A detailed look at barriers holding black women back at work
Report
Diversity and Inclusion
The largest study of the state of women in corporate America
Video
Diversity and Inclusion
Expert video series on topics from affinity bias to the movies and manhood
Company
Consulting
Primarily works with female Democratic candidates running for local and state office in South Carolina. Main Services include field and fundraising.
Company
Consulting
Provides clients with comprehensive advice and solutions for their government relations and business development needs.
Company
Consulting
Comprised of experienced, talented, and energetic political operatives committed to running smart, modern and aggressive campaigns that win.
Book
Diversity and Inclusion
By Cathy Park Hong
Organization
Professional
Grants for Minority owned businesses
Report
Diversity and Inclusion
Virtual workshops designed to help local leaders proactively understand and address racism in their communities, workplaces, and personal lives
Book
Diversity and Inclusion
By Stacey Abrams
Company
Consulting
Local, State, Federal political consulting, public relations strategy, polling & direct mail , media production, social media and web development
Company
Consulting
Direct community advocacy, digital marketing, media relations, membership drives, project funding and procurement, social media management and special events planning.
Report
Diversity and Inclusion
In-depth guide to the 10 year redistricting process and how it affects communities of color
Training
Diversity and Inclusion
Three-week long virtual training for mid-career black women
Organization
Tools for Running
Free campaign training for every Democratic candidate, everywhere” in four different areas: building field plans, fundraising, message and media, and management. Free and online campaign training.
Training
Diversity and Inclusion
Commmitted to preparing ethnic-minority members to be strong leaders, activists, and full participants
Training
Diversity and Inclusion
Advocacy and leadership of women in education
Organization
Tools for Running
Quarterly trainings across US
Report
Diversity and Inclusion
Annual report and policy recommendatations from the NWBC
Campaign Software
Tools for Running
NationBuilder offers a comprehensive package for campaigns that includes a website and tools for fundraising and email, volunteer, and event management. Those services start at $19 per month. It also offers a free voter file and a free online course on running for office.
Organization
Tools for Running
Connects and uplifts inclusive, cross-sector leaders who transform our country through social and political change rooted in equity.
Campaign Software
Tools for Running
Set of tools specifically for Democratic candidates.
Consulting
Professional
DEI Training, Coaching, Facilitation
Company
Consulting
Community assessment, crisis management, media relations & media training and more
Company
Consulting
Leadership Consulting, Team Building
Campaign Software
Tools for Running
Cost effective website creation and hosting services for political candidates
Campaign Software
Tools for Running
A free open source library with the best field-tested resources created by campaign staff
Webinar
Tools for Running
Barbrara Lee Family Foundation's unpacks the newest research on the advantages of women running for office
TedxTalk
Diversity and Inclusion
A neuroscientist behind equity and the psychology on how to improve our work and personal lives
Company
Consulting
Offers a broad range of services that include government relations, legislative monitoring, crisis management, and image consulting to support some of the Southeast’s most prestigious companies
Organization
Tools for Running
Candidate research materials focused on gender partity
Organization
Tools for Running
Seminars enhance class work and curriculum by giving students valuable access to women leaders in Washington, D.C. from the legislative, executive, and judicial branches; agencies; nonprofit organizations; and the private sector.
Company
Consulting
Political campaign, creative services, reputation management, issue advocacy
Training
Professional
Virtual, cohort based leadership program
Organization
Tools for Running
Campaign training programs committed to electing more women to public office.
Organization
Diversity and Inclusion
Barrier analysis, strategic leadership direction, training and research with a focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion
Organization
Tools for Running
Provides training programs for women who want to run for office.
Organization
Tools for Running
Provides research, education, advocacy, and collaboration inorder to elect more women
Organization
Tools for Running
A series of bootcamps for campaign management and operations
Organization
Tools for Running
Program to support people under age 35 who want to run for office. Connects qualified people to training organizations, and provides staff and funding to worthy candidates.
Organization
Tools for Running
A non-partisan nonprofit that trains young women to run for public office.
Resource
Diversity and Inclusion
A resource to help journalists and other media professionals cover a complex, multicultural world with accuracy, authority and sensitivity
Training
Professional
Health equity and leadership programming
Organization
Professional
Variety of Business Courses
Organization
Tools for Running
Specialized party training by county
Website
Professional
Videos, podcasts, and blogs for creative leadership
Course
Professional
Business development course
Book
Tools for Running
By Kelly Dittmar, Kira Sanbonmatsu, and Susan J Carroll
Workbook
Tools for Running
A step-by-step guide for making the decision to run for office
Organization
Tools for Running
Promots leadership and encouraging women from all walks of life to run for office. Programs provide an approachable starting place and network for women leaders considering a future run by providing community, resources, and growth opportunities.
Organization
Professional
Provides local resources as well as general business guides
Training
Professional
Journey 6 Training for women business owners
Company
Consulting
Eight member outside-the-box Republican strategists
Organization
Tools for Running
Offers leadership, policy, and campaign training to young professionals living in South Carolina. The Clyburn Fellowship was created to develop and train the next generation of Democratic leaders.
Company
Consulting
Political strategy, issue advocacy, public relations, branding, and creative services
Company
Consulting
Experience organizing grassroots projects and managing political campaigns for Republican candidates and conservative ballot issues
Workshop
Professional
Professional development workshops to take on greater leadership roles
Training
Professional
A series of training on women's leadership, DEI, consulting, coaching, and gender bilingual communication
Organization
Tools for Running
Program that runs multi-day campaign training programs for women interested in running for office or managing campaigns.
Organization
Professional
Social Impact consulting firm
Organization
Tools for Running
The Leadership Institute trains conservatives.
Report
Diversity and Inclusion
A free reader compiling key research findings on women in politics
TedxTalk
Tools for Running
Caroline shares a story of moving from stage-paralysis to expressive self. Accompanied by an unusual prop, she encourages us to use our voice as an instrument and really find the confidence within.
Training
Professional
Year long programs on a variety of professional development topics
Company
Consulting
Candidate services and full campaign staffing services, fundraising
Consulting
Professional
Strategic consulting and change management
Company
Consulting
Reputation Management, Advocacy & Government Affairs, Crisis Communication, Social Media & Digital Marketing, Polling & Surveys, Media Production, Media & Public Relations
Seminar
Professional
Fall in-person leadership seminars for non-profit executives
Campaign Software
Tools for Running
Offers tools for fundraising, financial disclosures, and canvassing.
Company
Consulting
Personality and leadership; one-on-one coaching sessions
Organization
Tools for Running
The Appointments Project® increases the number of women serving on civic boards and commissions. We help women navigate the appointment process and engage elected officials to make appointments that reflect their communities.
Company
Consulting
Local, state, national and international campaign consulting, paid communications, polling, issue and cause advocacy
Organization
Tools for Running
Provides support to LGBT candidates running for office, including assessments of campaign viability, campaign training, financial support from their PAC and donors, strategic and technical campaign support, and campaign consultants and staff.
Training
Diversity and Inclusion
Series of trainings and a summer leadership summit for LGTBQ+ candidates and support staff
Report
Diversity and Inclusion
Annual analysis of LGTBQ representation in US government
Report
Diversity and Inclusion
Uncovers the barriers and motivators for LGBTQ women who want to run for office.
Organization
Tools for Running
Toolkit with worksheets and other resources to run for office
Campaign Software
Tools for Running
Holds datasets on state and county-level registered voters, U.S census data, election return data from every county in the U.S, telephone files, and lifestyles and issue data on individual voters
Campaign Software
Tools for Running
Voter Gravity produces targeted, insightful and immediate information about voters, donors, and activists that mean the most to a campaign. Easily access all of the voter data you need and turn that data into votes.
TedxTalk
Professional
Management theorist Simon Sinek suggests, it's someone who makes their employees feel secure, who draws staffers into a circle of trust. But creating trust and safety — especially in an uneven economy — means taking on big responsibility.
Organization
Tools for Running
Creates paths forward for women leaders who share core values of economic freedom and strong national security.
Company
Consulting
Leadership training, strategic planning, political consulting
Book
Professional
By Julia Gillard and Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
Course
Professional
Checkout upcoming and archived courses
Course
Professional
Business trainings, one-on-one counceling, and financial resources
Organization
Tools for Running
Knowledge and resources to make running for elected office and engaging in the political process more accessible
Report
Diversity and Inclusion
An in-depth look at the global gender gap and the factors leading to an even longer wait for women to receive fair pay
Training
Diversity and Inclusion
Nationally recognized workshops for engaging the community in racial equity, two consecutive weekdays, virtual options