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FCCF’s Fund for Women & Girls and Women’s Campaign School at Yale present: The Basics of Political Life

October 7, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

$25

Are you a woman thinking about running for public office? Or working on a political campaign? Are you unsure of next steps? Then this one-day training is for you! You will learn the most effective techniques to successfully launch your political life.

Topics of the Day

Making the Decision to Run

A discussion of the aspects of your life; both professional and personal,
you’ll need to consider before you run.

Finding Your Voice and Making it Matter

Do you know how to craft an inspiring message and deliver it confidently?
If not, you will by the end of the day!

Magnifying Your Magnificence

This segment will cover how to dress to win and ensure when you
enter a room, people say: “Wow! I cannot wait to hear what she has to say!”

Lunch

Key community leaders will share their political experiences
and paths to success.
Hon. Toni Boucher
CT State Senator, only Republican woman serving in the CT State Senate
Hon. Brenda Kupchick
WCSYale Graduate & Republican Deputy Minority Leader in the CT State House
Hon. Eloisa Melendez
WCSYale Graduate & youngest member of the Norwalk Common Council
Wendy Tyson-Wood
WCSYale Graduate running for State Rep
Carmen Nieves
WCSYale Graduate & premiere campaign manager
Danielle Palladino
WCSYale Graduate & Governor’s Communications Director

Networking

How to make connections so that you use your time well and wisely.

Wrap-up

Next Steps: Things to remember as you launch yourself!

Register by September 29, 2017. Please click here to register.

Details

Date:
October 7, 2017
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:
$25
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Website:
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Organizer

Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, Fund for Women and Girls
Phone:
203.750.3200
Email:
events@theFWG.org
Website:
www.theFWG.org

Venue

YWCA Greenwich
259 East Putnam Avenue
Greenwich, CT 06830 United States
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Phone:
203-869-6501 ext 100
Website:
www.ywcagreenwich.org