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VoteRunLead Celebrates Year One; Announces Fall Live Web Line-Up and The VRL 100
[September 11, 2015]

VoteRunLead Celebrates Year One; Announces Fall Live Web Line-Up and The VRL 100

NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- VoteRunLead, a national non-profit dedicated to promoting women seeking public office through technology, is marking the one year milestone with a new fall line-up of online web clinics. The 14 clinics range from getting appointed to the Black Lives Matter movement to running for office in rural America. The one hour, free web sessions start today and run through December.

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The birthday celebrates training over 2,100 women in 12 months, includes a free e-book on the ins and outs of locals office and contests. The festivities are supported by The VRL 100, a national network of local influencers raising $10,000.

VoteRunLead is pleased to announce Karen Schoellkopf as their new Chief Product Officer, continuing to deliver and grow high-quality, integrated experiences for women leaders online and in-person. Schoellkopf has a background in the arts and technology, is the brains behind and is an expert in building community. "I am excited to roll up my sleeves and contribute to the robust and innovative VoteRunLead programs and products," says Schoellkopf.

VoteRunLead is the only organization working at the intersection of training and politics to advance women's representation.

Fall Web Clinic Schedule
VRL Live! Weekly Clinics occur Thursdays at 2:00pm ET

September 10

 How to Rock Your Debate

September 17

 Turn it Up to Turn it Out! GOTV Planning

September 24

 What a Jerk! Dealing with the good, the bad and the ugly on the campaign trail

October 1

 Black Lives Matter

October 8

 Appoint Me! Get yourself appointed and stay effective

October 15

 Schools Politics at the State Level

October 22

 Why I am Awesome = Self-assessment + picking the right district

October 29

 Building People Power

November 5

 Election Update

November 12

 Real Talk: Fitting Campaigning into My Crazy Life

November 19

 My 1 Year Plan for 2016

December 3

 Money Talks, You Walk: Field and Fundraising

December 10

 Ms. Mayor? Yes, Please!

December 17

 Small Town, Big Politics: Running in Rural America

The VRL 100
Influencers from across the country wish VoteRunLead a Happy Birthday

Analyn Aguilar

Stephanie Berger

Mike Anderson

Rhonda Briggins Ridley

Subha Barry

Jimmie Briggs

Rina Shah Bharara

Vanessa Cooksey

Lisa Copeland

Heather Lurie

Dawn Crandall

Ross Martin

Keya Dannenbaum

Robert Mayer

Owen Fertel

Terry Newman

Deb Fitzpatrick

Melissa Palank

Shannon Garrett

Karen Schoellkopf

Robin Goad

Jenn Shaw

Heather Grady

Heidi Sieck

Catherine Gray

Rebecca Sive

Jehmu Greene

Jay Strell

Sue Hakes

Jane Swift

Donna Hall

Karyn Twarnite

Pakou Hang

Asali Ude

Marci Harris

Eze Ude

Thad Hellman

Dana Vilardi

Liz Johnson

Karen Vilardi

Jeff Johnson

 Erin Vilardi

Kitty Kolbert

Ted Wichman

Gara LaMarche

Barbara Wiener

Jensine Larson

Faith Winter

Ann-Marie Luciano

Marie Wilson

VoteRunLead is a national, nonpartisan organization unleashing the power of women leaders in democracy through training, technology and community. We aim for large-scale impact on women's political leadership never before seen in the United States. By harnessing social networks as a new and powerful recruitment tool, creating an online platform to learn to run and lead, and conducting in-person trainings, VoteRunLead fuels women's ambition for civic leadership and closes the knowledge gap around politics for all women.

Contact: Erin Vilardi / Email / 917-727-4874

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