The Illinois Women’s Institute for Leadership Training Academy is excited to announce that they are now taking applications for their Class of 2020! Last year they received a record-breaking 78 applicants for the Class of 2019.
IWIL Training Academy is an educational organization designed to train and prepare Democratic women to run for elected office, seek public appointments, and govern effectively at all levels in Illinois.
IWIL Training Academy is seeking women from all over Illinois who are interested in running for office. Their annual class is kept to 12 participants to allow for the most impactful, in-depth training. They connect participants with the expertise and support needed to put together successful campaigns and lead in their communities and beyond.
Trainees spend over 125 hours learning from industry experts focusing on leadership development, communications strategy, advanced fundraising techniques, and much more.
Studies show that women need to be asked to run for office — so we’re asking YOU to apply or to ask a woman leader you know to apply!