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Women Gaining Appointed/Elected Office: A Global Perspective

This course prepares women from a variety of countries to gain an appointed or elected office by providing the tools necessary given their political system and context. Part 1 presents an introduction to running for office; including questions about whether to seek an appointed or elected position and how to develop a plan. Part 2 provides the practical skills necessary to run a successful campaign. Part 3 addresses the challenges female candidates may face in their run for office; including ethical dilemma and coping with crisis including campaign management, fundraising, and communication. Students will be given the opportunity to tailor the information to suit their political situations and realities.

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