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  • Who Runs the World? Women Mayors.

    In January 2020, the Women Mayors Network was launched as a part of the Mayors Innovation Project at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The network is an impressive sisterhood that provides a safe space for women mayors where they can speak candidly, learn from each other and gain the skills necessary to succeed—especially for women in leadership roles.

  • Grant award to help brighten future for Meadville youths

    Kinder initiated local interest in the grant after learning of it at the Mayors Innovation Project summer meeting in Scranton, where she was a panelist for a discussion of rental housing and tenant protections. After meeting Kyra Naumoff Shields, director of the grant program, there, Kinder worked with Roberson when she returned to Meadville to pursue the grant.

  • Barbara Lee Family Foundation shares support for the Women Mayors Network as the Foundation announces its decision to wind down in 2024

    The Mayors Innovation Project is thrilled and humbled to announce generous support from the Barbara Lee Family Foundation to support and advance its work to lift up the leadership of women mayors.

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Mayor Jamie Harkins, Lafayette, CO