News and Successes

TWU leader named to Texas Lyceum board

Wandaliz Turner has been named to the Texas Lyceum Board of Directors, becoming only the second representative from Denton to serve on the organization’s board since its founding in 1980.

Center for Women in Politics & Public Policy names new director

Marlene Phillips, who has an extensive background in federal government politics, foreign service and public policy, has been named director of the Center for Women in Politics & Public Policy at the Jane Nelson Institute for Women’s Leadership (JNIWL) at Texas Woman’s University. 

TWU student is on a mission to shape domestic violence policy and legislation

Resilience expert, upcoming author, entrepreneur and speaker are just a few titles Texas Woman’s student Jamie R. Wright holds. And thanks to the Post-Baccalaureate Women in Politics Certificate program, she now has new tools to use on her path to help end domestic and intimate partner violence in communities of color.

TWU Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy offers new workshops

The Center for Women in Politics & Public Policy (CWPPP) at Texas Woman’s University is offering three emBOLDenHER virtual workshops this spring to encourage women to run for office in Texas.

TWU Center for Women in Politics & Public Policy provides tuition for Texas women enrolled in UT campaign school

It just became easier for women living in Texas to prepare to run for elected office. Any Texas woman who enrolls in the next cohort of the LBJ Women’s Campaign School, a training program at the University of Texas at Austin for potential candidates and campaign managers, will now be able to attend for free.