RALEIGH—The North Carolina Institute of Political Leadership (IOPL) announced today Women on Board Durham, a non-partisan campaign training for women to be held on April 26th. Presenters with extensive campaign experience will introduce women to what they need to know to run for office, including choosing your office, building a campaign team, budgeting, and practical advice from former and current female elected officials.


Women on Board Durham will be sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina and held at its Durham headquarters and in collaboration with the Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce.


“Women on Board is focused on empowering women to become active agents of change in the political landscape,” said Program Manager Joyce Kohn. “Whether you plan to run for office or work behind the scenes, this workshop fosters leadership, resilience, and an improved understanding of the democratic process. We appreciate BCBSNC and the Durham Chamber for making this event possible.”


WHAT Women on Board Durham is a half-day campaign training for women. Participants will learn from prominent elected and appointed leaders, campaign consultants, party officials, and policy experts.
WHO The bi-partisan program is for women who want to run for office, seek higher office, work on a campaign, get appointed to office, or learn more about the political system.
WHEN Friday, April 26, 12 pm – 4:00 pm
WHERE Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina

4615 University Drive, Durham, NC 27707

DETAILS Women on Board Durham will include the following sessions:

· Building A Winning Campaign

· Finding Your Voice: Public Speaking and Messaging

· Panel Discussion with Elected Women

Registration fee is $30

Online information and registration are available here.

Sponsorship Opportunities: IOPL.org/women-on-board/

About IOPL

In its 38th year of operation, the North Carolina Institute of Political Leadership is a non-partisan, nonprofit organization that educates future political and community leaders in modern campaign strategy, ethical decision-making, and governance. Through its Women on Board program, IOPL is committed to improving gender representation in government and providing the requisite information and resources.