Iowa

Type of ProgramOrganization / PlaceProgramGrade LevelStateLocationGrade LevelSHORT DESCRIPTION
Girls' Leadership: Civic-focusedWomen's Resource and Action Center, University of IowaIowa N.E.W. Leadership™ CollegeIAIowa City13 - CollegeA week-long, residential undergraduate leadership development program for women, NEW Leadership™ strives to instill the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for effective political engagement and community organizing.
Girls' Leadership: Civic-focusedAmerican Legion AuxiliaryIowa Girls State11thIADes Moines11 - 11th GradeHigh school girls who have completed their Junior year spend an intensive week of study, working together as self-governing citizens at Auxiliary-sponsored Girls State programs.
Girls' Leadership: Civic-focusedIowa Commission on the Status of WomenCapitol Girls9th - 12thIADes Moines09 - 9th Grade,10 - 10th Grade,11 - 11th Grade,12 - 12th GradeEvery year, high school girls from across Iowa convene for a day in Des Moines to learn about the workings of the Iowa General Assembly, shadow women legislators, and learn about how state laws and budgets are developed and passed.