Application OpenTech2Empower DC: Expanding the Next Generation of Women in Politics, October 24-25, 2019Fellowship Host: Running StartRunning Start is working to change the face of politics by encouraging young women in high school and college to run for political office and train them with the skills they need to win, whether they’re running for student council or Congress. They work on confidence building, offer meetings and internships with Congresswomen, and establish mentorships to build the next generation of women leaders.Tech2Empower DC, Advisors will collaborate with the team at Running Start and will work directly with the next generation of young women leaders. Advisors participate in virtual meetings to prepare for and follow up on community visit and Fellowship projects.During the two-day visit to Washington, DC from October 24-25, Advisors will have the opportunity to: Support Running Start to expand its Elect Her initiative through collaborative project work: developing marketing strategies to reach more schools, impacting more high school girls with the program;reviewing current systems and identifying and planning for the integration and implementation of new technologies, andbrainstorming growth and expansion strategies with the Running Start leadership team. Mentor and coach college women currently participating in Running Start’s Congressional Fellows program on personal branding, career development and technology. Build understanding and knowledge about, and provide new perspectives on the next generation of women’s political leadership. Learn more about the landscape for women in politics in DC through site visits and meetings including on Capitol Hill.