News Category: politics

Myriad of opportunities for women in 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. Amy Kroll, the founder and executive director of the LBJ Women's Campaign School, was one of the featured guest speakers.

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.

So Many Options: Advice from the LBJ Women's Campaign School's Executive Director (Women's Public Leadership Network)

Dec. 3, 2020

This election cycle was historic. More women than ever before were elected to public office, and women across the country feel inspired and empowered to seek office themselves. But many don't know where to start. WPLN Director of Programs and Partnerships Sarah Curran met with LJB Women's Campaign School Executive Director Amy Kroll to discuss the work our training partner is doing in Texas, as well as what it takes for women to get involved with politics. The LBJ Women's Campaign School is a non-partisan, issue-neutral training program for women who want to get involved in politics at any level. Kroll offered some sage advice for women interested in getting involved.

The Harris Factor and the Women Inspired to Run (Movement Maker Podcast)

Nov. 13, 2020

This episode is a special Salon That Inspires, a segment that focuses on changemakers in the world, current events, and a skill that can be taught. As the vice president-elect, Kamala Harris has set an example for all women. Amy Kroll has created a special program to help women channel their #fire, and help them to cultivate the skills and tools needed to run for office. Tune in to learn more about the LBJ Women’s Campaign School, and Rachel and Tina’s exciting experience at this very campaign school on the night that Kamala Harris was announced vice president-elect, and maybe even spark a #fire within to run for office yourself.

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

What it takes to build a nonpartisan pipeline for women candidates (The 19th)

Aug. 7, 2020

In a space dominated by Democratic groups, the LBJ Women’s Campaign School highlights its nonpartisan approach in trying to help more women get elected to office.

University of Texas prepares women to run for office (Reform Austin)

July 17, 2020

In today's divisive, polarized political landscape, utilizing opposing viewpoints as ammunition is habitual, conventional and arguably the gateway to gridlock. Respecting and understanding different political perspectives isn't the norm.

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.