Fight Against the Assault on Choice

Michelle Burton, RWR’s President, is urging our members to fight against the assault on choice and women’s reproductive rights. In a letter to RWR members, she said: On February 18, 2011, anti-Choice leaders lead by Indiana Congressman, Mike Pence forced a voted in the U.S. House of Representatives whereby the House voted to bar Planned […]

NY Times editorial: The War on Women

The New York Times editorial– The War on Women– is a must read and says succinctly and effectively why the Republicans in Congress are so wrong in their resolution to cut funds for Planned Parenthood, to stop insurance companies from offering plans that cover abortions, and to reduce the funding for nutritional programs for low […]

Hillary’s Focus on the Rights of Women and Girls

I love Hillary Clinton. “I believe that the rights of women and girls is the unfinished business of the 21st century,” Clinton recently told NEWSWEEK. “We see women and girls across the world who are oppressed and violated and demeaned and degraded and denied so much of what they are entitled to as our fellow […]

Member Spotlight: Megan Lim

Each issue of Stepping Up features one of the hundreds of dynamic and inspiring members of Run Women Run. Are there members you’d like to see featured? Email us at marketing@runwomenrun.org with your recommendations. Run Women Run member Katy Courson interviewed Megan Lim. Megan Lim Run Women Run Member Since: May 2009. Megan is currently […]

Janice Hahn Visits With Run Women Run

Janice Hahn, candidate for Lieutenant Governor of California visited with Run Women Run in November. Janice is the only woman candidate and would be the first woman to hold the seat. Since being elected in 2001, Los Angeles City Councilwoman Janice Hahn has been a champion for the people. Following in the footsteps of her […]

Run Women Run Celebrates First Anniversary at Holiday Party

Run Women Run celebrated its first anniversary at an an intimate and exclusive holiday cocktail party. It was an evening to socialize and network with San Diego’s elected officials and one another. Olga Diaz, Escondido City Councilmember, spoke to members about her unexpected path into elected office. Several candidates attended and made presentations about their […]

Looking to the Future with New RWR President Michelle Burton

“Run Women Run is well-positioned to make a difference in the 2010 mid-term elections,” said President Michelle Burton, managing partner of Shoecraft Burton, a civil litigation law firm. “Since our inception last October, Run Women Run’s membership has grown to more than 200 of the most prominent and forward-thinking women from San Diego’s business, professional, […]