Congratulations! You’re thinking of running for public office.
Research shows that women need to be asked not once, not twice, but at least three times to consider running. Regardless of how many times you were asked, we think it’s a great idea.
To help you get started, we’ve selected some resources to prepare you for the unique challenges of running for public office as a women, the how-to’s of campaigning, and ideas on creating a winning strategy.
Alberta Status of Women has a great Ready for Her website with a guide for women running for municipal office.
Harvard Business Review: Why Women Don’t Apply for Jobs Unless they are 100% Qualified (Men apply when they meet 60%)
Still not convinced you should run?
An EVAN board member would love to have a coffee with you to talk about your candidacy. Just fill out the form below and we’ll contact you soon!