Interview with Angelina Oh

Interview with Angelina Oh Senior, Canyon Crest Academy by Maxin Rivera, Operations Director, Run Women Run The confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court underscores the work ahead of us when it comes to consent and accountability for sexual misconduct. Kavanaugh’s approval was rubber stamped and Dr. Ford, who had the courage to come […]

Election Recap: Onward to November!

Election Recap: Onward to November! Written by: MAXIN RIVERA The 2018 Primary was a great one for women — and an especially good one for Run Women Run’s endorsed candidates. Eleven out of thirteen of our endorsed candidates on the ballot are advancing to November. At the executive level statewide, Eleni Kounalakis decisively won her […]

Fresh Faces Running for Office

Written by: ANNE M. HAULE Record numbers of women across the country are stepping up and running for office this year. We’re thrilled to see so many fresh faces running locally in San Diego County. Run Women Run reached out to first time candidates in races affected by the June primary to learn a bit […]

How to Run for Local Office 101

How to Run for Local Office 101 Written by: JENNIFER CUELLAR “How do I get started?” Sometimes that very question makes the difference between wanting to run for office and going for it. It can seem daunting, no question. But it is possible. How do we know this? Because so many other women asked themselves, […]

Elegant, Refined, & Tough as Nails – RWR Meets with Councilwoman Barbara Bry

On Friday, December 8th, Run Women Run Founder Councilwoman Barbara Bry met with members of RWR at Planned Parenthood Action Fund of the Pacific Southwest for our December installment of our “Brown Bag Lunch Series: Lunch with a Leader”. The following article was submitted by guest author, RWR member Anne Haule. Written by: Anne M. Haule Listening […]

Run Women Run Speaks at California Western School of Law

Written by: Jennifer Cuellar On Wednesday, November 15, Run Women Run hosted a panel on women’s issues with the CWSL Women’s Law Caucus in downtown San Diego. Panelists included: retired Encinitas Deputy Mayor Dr. Lisa Shaffer; attorney and military Veteran of Afghanistan Christina Prejean; and Elizabeth Warren, candidate for California State Assembly, District 76 (Carlsbad, […]

Wanted: Pro-Choice Women Ready to Lead

Written by:  Christina Prejean This past November, it became abundantly clear to me that I had to do something to ensure that more women were leading and in positions of power. As a military officer deployed to Afghanistan, I’ve been in rooms where only men were at the table, discussing ways to improve conditions in […]

Ensuring Equal Pay in San Diego

On Monday, July 31st the City Council voted unanimously to adopt the Equal Pay Ordinance – making San Diego the largest city in the U.S. with a local ordinance to help close the wage gap.  “The Equal Pay Ordinance, authored by Councilman Chris Ward, mandates that city contractors self-certify compliance with the ordinance through their […]

Women’s Voices, in Politics and Theater

Written by: C.D. Deaton On June 3rd, Run Women Run joined with the Moxie Theatre for a night dedicated to women, politics, and conversation. After the stunning all-female performance of The Revolutionists, written by Laurie Gunderson and directed by Jennifer Eve Thornton, Run Women Run board member Hilary Nemchik discussed women in politics with the […]

If Jennifer can do it, so can you! Step-up in 2018!

Written By:  Anne M. Haule Now, more than ever, it’s time for women to run our country – at the local, state, and federal levels. I truly believe that once women are in charge or hold at least half of all leadership positions in government (and all other organizations), things will get appreciably better! The […]