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EMERGE has graduated over 5000 women, and 50% of them hold elective or appointed office.

We have a 70% win rate.

Over 200 Emerge Women are Candidates in the 2017 U.S. election cycle. 87 have won so far…

Emerge creates the critical pipeline of women candidates at the local and state levels.


Emerge America is changing the face of American politics…

…by identifying, training and encouraging women to run for office, get elected and to seek higher office. Our intensive, cohort-based seven-month training program is unique. As the number of elected women remains flat or even declines, the need for our work is growing across the country. We currently work in 22 states: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin. Emerge America’s role is to serve the states where we work, open new state programs and build capacity to train more women in each of our current states. We are working to open new states in the next two years to offer our programming to more women in more locations.

I am proud to be a Co-founder.


Atlantic article photoPolitical Engagement

Atlantic Monthly – I am passionate about public policy and supporting those who commit to public service. Creating a break-through revenue model, I co-founded “Win Back the House” where we engaged and developed the top fundraising community for the 2006 and 2008 US federal election cycles. Click here to see the article or here to view/download the PDF.


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