Time is coming to ‘Equip’ more women to run

It will soon be time to ‘Equip’ more women to run as Women for Election are delighted to announce that Ireland’s first ever political campaign school is to return this September. Equip is a three-day residential programme and it is designed to provide in-depth, practical training for female candidates and female campaign managers in advance […]

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Having children (or not) shouldn’t be an issue for women in politics

Here at Women for Election we have consistently seen how the best international research into why women are under-represented in politics rings true. Confident is a persistent barrier. Repeatedly during our various courses, training sessions and mentoring events we see capable, competent, well qualified women come up with excuses as to why they couldn’t possibly […]

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Women for Election expanding to meet General Election challenge

Women for Election is expanding to meet the needs of female candidates in the upcoming general election with the appointment of a Director of Operations and Campaigns, Suzanne Collins. According to Women for Election Co-Founder Michelle O’Donnell Keating, the level of success of female candidates in the local government elections who benefited from training programmes […]

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