News Category: Campaigns

From governor to city council: UT program helps 6 Texas women launch campaigns

Jan. 13, 2022

Elections coming up later this year in Texas will include some first-time candidates who all share one thing in common. Each of these women launched her campaign — seeking everything from the governorship to a seat on Austin City Council — after attending the same, relatively new program.

Forum encourages women into politics

April 2, 2021

The National Conflict Resolution Center, based in San Diego County, hosted a virtual dialogue on March 25 to discuss women in politics in celebration of Women's History Month. The LBJ Women's Campaign School's founder and executive director, Amy Kroll, was one of the featured guest speakers.

Military spouse seeks to change landscape for women in politics

Feb. 24, 2021

"A new training program is empowering women to gain the skills needed to enter the political arena.

"Amy Kroll, a Presidential Leadership Scholar and spouse of an airman, is the founder of the LBJ Women's Campaign School at the University of Texas at Austin. She has an eye on changing the political landscape for women."


Read the full article at Military Families Magazine.

Nancy Bocskor speaks about more women running for office (CBS Dallas)

Nov. 3, 2020

Nancy Bocskor, director of the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy at Texas Woman's University and an advisor to the LBJ Women's Campaign School, speaks with CBS 11 (Dallas) political expert Jack Fink about more women running for office in the 2020 election cycle.

LBJ Women's Campaign School aims to get more women involved in politics (FOX 7 Austin)

Aug. 13, 2020

Whether it's running themselves or running a campaign, the LBJ Women's Campaign School is hoping to help get more women involved in politics. Founder and Executive Director Amy Kroll has more details.


Watch the full segment at FOX 7 Austin

Meet the inaugural class of the LBJ Women's Campaign School (LBJ School)

June 10, 2020

Today, the LBJ Women's Campaign School announced the 50 women who will form the inaugural class. This new initiative, designed to train professional women how to run for office or managing a campaign, brings together top political experts from across the nation to lead an immersive training program on topics including media relations, public speaking, fundraising and more.