Elect Her Purdue AAUW

Elect Her at Purdue



Purdue has been selected as one of 50 campus training sites to “practice hands-on campaign skills, hear from inspiring local speakers, and discuss research on women in government.”

Elect Her – Campus Women Win is the only program in the country that encourages and trains college women to run for student government and future political office. A collaboration between AAUW and Running Start, Elect Her addresses the need to expand the pipeline to women running for office and to diminish the longstanding political leadership gender gap.

Saturday, March 7, 2015, 9 – 5 PM, Stewart Center
Facilitated by Danielle Hagen
Application Deadline: Wednesday, February 11, Midnight
Contact electher@purdue.edu for more information.

About Facilitator Danielle Hagen

Danielle Hagen is a media and  communications strategist that has extensive experience in designing and implementing strategic and award-winning media relations and social media programs for local, regional and national public relations campaigns.  During her tenure in Washington, Danielle has served as media relations and communications counsel and spokeswoman for elected officials, and private and public sector agencies.  In 2011, Danielle represented Congresswoman Michele Bachmann during the primary season as Deputy Communications Director.

Danielle has vast experience in the healthcare, hospitality, tourism, consumer product and technology industries, and has counseled top-tier Fortune 100 brands.  She has been recognized for her work in Forbes Women magazine and her client work has been featured in media outlets, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, CBS, ABC, NBC, FOX News, CNN, USA Today, and The Washington Post, to name a few.

In addition to her public relations career, Danielle taught public relations and effective public speaking at the University of Cincinnati, where she also earned her B.A. and M.A. in communications.  She currently is an advisor for the Inside Washington Program for Miami University in Oxford, OH.  She is the recipient of the 2014 Emerging Leaders Award given by the Washington Women in Public Relations and was honored with the 50 Communications Champions Award given by the University of Cincinnati.

Elect Her is Presented by the Office of Civic Engagement and Leadership Development.