News Category: women

70 women comprise LBJ Women's Campaign School second incoming class

April 14, 2021

Today, the LBJ Women's Campaign School announced the 70 women who will form its second incoming class. The LBJ Women's Campaign School is a nonpartisan, issue-neutral program that trains women who want to run for elected office or become campaign managers, regardless of political party. The program brings together top political experts from across the nation to lead an immersive training program on topics including media relations, public speaking, fundraising, grassroots organizing and more. The program kicks off virtually on Saturday, April 17, with monthly training through November. Through the eight-month program, these women will gain an insider network, professional mentorship and the skills they need to win.

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.

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.

Women's Public Leadership Network & the LBJ Women's Campaign School (Pink Granite Podcast)

Aug. 20, 2020

The Women’s Public Leadership Network (WPLN) educates, organizes, and inspires center-right women to enter public office across the U.S.. Through its growing network of partners and rich offering of online resources, WPLN is pursuing its mission of bringing more voices to the table, equipping commonsense, pragmatic women to enter public office. During a recent release of half a million dollars of funding to state-based programs, the LBJ Women's Campaign School at the University of Texas was selected as an operational and program grant recipient.
 

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