Ready to Run™ Pittsburgh

January 30, 2015

Pre-Conference Session: 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Women of Color in Pennsylvania Politics

January 31, 2015

8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Ready to Run: Campaign Training for Women


Chatham University – Shadyside Campus
Pittsburgh, PA

Registration Fee

Early-Bird Registration $50 (until January 4)
Registration $65

*Registration fee includes Pre-Conference; if you would like to attend only the Pre-Conference, the fee is $25

**Ready to Run™ Registration Fees are fully refundable up to 48 hours before the program.

Option 1

Pre-conference session ONLY

Conquering the Campaign Trail:
Women of Color in Pennsylvania Politics

Option 2

Pre-conference + Full Conference

Ready to Run Campaign Training (including pre-conference fee)


Featured Trainer

Chris Jahnke

Chris Jahnke has spent the past 20 years helping people from all walks of life stand and deliver before audiences large and small. A Washington, D.C. based speech coach Chris prepped First Lady Michelle Obama for her International Olympic Committee speech and Al Franken for his U.S. Senate debates.

A political communications specialist, Chris has coached more women elected officials and candidates than any other trainer.  She was an advisor to Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign and every four years Chris is back stage at the Democratic National Convention helping dozens of party leaders, celebrities, and real people look good on TV.

Chris has worked with women CEO’s at companies as diverse as National Geographic Channel and NASCAR. She provides strategic message development to leading nonprofits including:  The Annie E. Casey Foundation; Cornell University; Economic Policy Institute; Emily’s List; Greenpeace; International Rescue Committee; Open Society Institute; Union of Concerned Scientists; and United Nations Population Fund.

Released in September 2011, Chris’s first book The Well-Spoken Woman: How to Look and Sound Your Best is available online. For more info –


Program support offered by:

Eileen Fisher

Hillman Foundation

Program Partners:

Interbranch Commission

Women in the Law Division

Media Sponsor: