Political Leadership for Sustainable Development

Are you interested in housing, health, education, climate change? Wondering what you, as a Councillor can do? Women for Election has joined with the Irish Development Education Association to provide this free training for women Councillors:  Political Leadership for Sustainable Development Date: 18th January 2020 Time: 9:30am to 4pm Location: Clayton Hotel, Lapps Quay, Cork. […]

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Running For the Seanad – Training for aspiring Senators

Facilitated by Dermot Ryan, professional with over 20 years experience in Trade Union leadership, campaign management, communications and lobbying, this training session will include; The Nuts & Bolts – Practical info and advice on the the function of the Seanad, the different ways to get elected and how to manage your campaign. Profiles of those […]

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Campaign Management Training

This training is for anyone who wants to be the driving force behind political campaigns. Friday January 24th 1 – 5 pm WFE Offices. 36 Fitzwilliam Place, D2 Communications expert Pat Montague  will take you through the nuts and bolts of campaign management and what’s involved in being a Campaign Manager. Digital Campaign Consultant and […]

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(Women’s) Councillors Caucus

This is the first meeting of the first ever (Women’s) Councillors Caucus. We’ve had a lot of feedback about creating more space for women Councillors to come together and discuss the challenges and opportunities they face in their work. This meeting will get us started. This first meeting will be a general get-together and an […]

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Political Leadership for Sustainable Development Training

Due to the popularity of our last training, Women for Election has teamed up with the Irish Development Education Association again to provide this free training for women Councillors: Political Leadership for Sustainable Development Date: 23rd November 2019 Time: 9:30am to 4pm Location: Hilton Dublin, Charlemont Pl, Saint Kevin’s, Dublin, D02 A893 (This training will also […]

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Councillor post-election training

When: Monday, June 10th Where: Smock Alley Theatre, 7 Exchange Street Lower, Temple Bar, Dublin Time: 10am – 4.15pm Now you’ve been elected, what next? Women for Election, a non-partisan, not-for-profit organisation that inspires and equips women to succeed in politics, will run its post-election training programme for Councillors on 7th June, 2019 in Dublin. Our tailored […]

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Online Training: Local Election Toolkit

Since 2012 Women for Election has trained more than 1,000 women to run for election. The past year we have worked with women, through our training, from across Ireland as they prepare to run for various elections. The local elections are only a few weeks away, on 24th May, so we want to offer some […]

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April 4th Campaigning and Media/PR Training with Wexford Local Development

In Wexford in 2014, 60 of 70 local election candidates were men. That’s 86% of the county’s ballot. This April 4th, Women for Election and Wexford Local Development are coming together for a Women for Election training evening, from 5pm to 9pm in Wexford Arts Centre. The event is open to female-identifying candidates & campaigners from communities throughout […]

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women for election radio interview training

Sold out: Radio interview training, April 2nd

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. Media training with Women for Election and Near FM, Dublin, 2/4/2019 Time: 1:30pm to 5:30pm Location: Near FM, Northside Civic Centre, Bunratty Rd, Bonnybrook, Kilmore, Dublin 17 Talking on the radio can be daunting. It can be an unfamiliar setting, especially when being interviewed live. You might not get asked […]

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Save the Date for'Political Leadership for Sustainable Development' Free training for women councillors!
Learn how #SDGs can link local decisions to global best practice. Join us on Sat Jan 18th 2020 in Cork.
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Incredible to see Finland's government being led by five women. Given that the number of women in the Dáil just dropped to 21% we have a lot of catching up to do in Irish politics. Let's hope we see #morewomen in Dáil Eireann after #GE2020

If you're looking for Christmas gifts for the politically engaged people in your life, our one year Cousins membership is perfect. It includes early invites to all our events for the year plus you can present them with this beautiful notebook! https://t.co/AAcGgUotGf

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