We want to say ‘thank you’ to our role model, Senator Barbara Mikulski!
Sign our card to thank Senator Mikulski for her incredible leadership! Senator Mikulski announced this morning that she will not seek reelection in 2016 and will retire at the end of her current term. She is the longest serving woman in Congress. She was first elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1976 and the U.S. Senate in 1987. Senator Mikulski has not only made great strides for... Read More
Mayor Betsy Hodges needs your vote TODAY
We stand with Mayor Betsy Hodges because she’s always stood with us! Mayor Hodges is the only woman from Minnesota—from the entire Midwest region, in fact!—nominated for the 2015 Gabrielle Giffords Rising Star Award from EMILY’s List. She needs your vote today to receive this distinctive honor and national recognition for true leadership here in Minnesota! Mayor Hodges is one of just six... Read More
A note on Wine, Chocolate & Choice from our co-chair, Ann Lindstrom
Ann Lindstrom is a member of LAUNCH: Building the next generation of womenwinning. This year, Ann is co-chairing our annual Wine, Chocolate & Choice event. In this guest post she gives us a taste of what the event will be like (spoiler alert—you should register to attend)! At the first Wine, Chocolate & Choice I attended several years ago, then Minneapolis City Councilmember Betsy... Read More
Guest Post! Our fall interns reflect on their time with team womenwinning
At womenwinning, every member of our team counts. This fall we had two rock-star Executive Office Interns, Morgan Schreurs and Natalia Evens De Menezes, who helped us with everything from elections to events. Check out this guest post in which they tell us a little about their experience as part of team womenwinning. On our first day, the womenwinning staff sat us down to chat about what we... Read More
Get Out The Vote with womenwinning
Today is a big day for womenwinning. Across the state, Minnesotans will be voting in the primary election to determine which candidates will appear on general election ballots this November. That means we need all of you (that means YOU!) to go to your polling places to vote for womenwinning endorsed candidates today -- Tuesday, August 12th -- in our 2014 primary election. We are counting... Read More
womenwinning welcomes Associate Director, Maggie Meyer!
It is my great pleasure to introduce Maggie Meyer, recently named as our organization’s new Associate Director. Maggie will replace Meagan Bachmayer who now serves as Outreach Director for U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar. We were fortunate to review an extremely competitive applicant pool for this position. With wide ranging skills and a passion for our mission, Maggie rose above a skilled and... Read More
Arianna Huffington on Esme Murphy (CBS segment)
Arianna Huffington Speaks In Downtown Mpls., Urges Importance Of Sleep: Esme Murphy Talks With Media Mogul About Her New Bestselling Book MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Media mogul, political activist and author Arianna Huffington was in downtown Minneapolis Monday, urging women to embrace what she calls the secret to her success. The founder of the Huffington Post told members of the group Women Winning... Read More
Minn. Rep. Betty McCollum quietly rises to influential House posts
WASHINGTON – Rep. Betty McCollum was irritated that the armed forces were pouring tens of millions of dollars into recruitment campaigns featuring NASCAR sponsorships. In 2012 alone, the National Guard spent $26.5 million on Dale Earnhardt’s race car. The return on investment? Zero new recruits. McCollum, an understated lawmaker who got her political start on the North St. Paul City Council, was... Read More
A note to the womenwinning 'Ready Reserves'
Dear former and current womenwinning Board of Directors, We enjoyed a wonderful gathering Saturday, May 17th at the home of Ann Barkelew on Sunfish Lake. Thank you to all of our former and current board members who were able to join us. For those who weren't able to attend - we missed seeing you and hope to catch up soon. This event was a chance for us to say thank you for your years of service.... Read More