Trailblazers & Changemakers: Sen. Melisa Franzen

Trailblazers & Changemakers: Sen. Melisa Franzen

When Sen. Patricia Torres Ray initially suggested to Melisa Franzen that she should run for office, now Sen. Melisa Franzen “thought she was crazy!” Upon reflection and further consideration, Franzen decided that she was ready to represent her community at the...
Women Winning endorses Duluth Mayor Emily Larson for re-election

Women Winning endorses Duluth Mayor Emily Larson for re-election

Today, Women Winning, Minnesota’s largest women’s political organization, announced its endorsement of Emily Larson for re-election as Duluth Mayor. “Mayor Larson has a track record of advancing women’s health, opportunity, and independence. During her tenure, she has...
Trailblazers & Changemakers: Rep. Kaohly Her

Trailblazers & Changemakers: Rep. Kaohly Her

Rep. Kaohly Her attended her first Women Winning training nearly ten years ago, but it was almost a decade later before she officially launched her 2018 campaign for Minnesota House of Representatives. Winning 84% of the vote, she became one of the first...
Women Winning’s first endorsements of 2019

Women Winning’s first endorsements of 2019

Pro-choice women ran and were elected to public office in record numbers in 2018 — and they are not slowing down. Today, Women Winning is proud to announce three endorsements for Saint Paul City Council — our first endorsements of 2019! Amy Brendmoen...
Showing up for pro-choice women

Showing up for pro-choice women

A message from Emma Faris, Women Winning Board of Directors Vice Chair  Friends, When I was a little girl, my mom would bring me along to Women Winning events to show me what it looks like for a woman to take a seat at the table. She would say, “You don’t...