AWP Founder Awarded “Woment to Watch” Award with Gabrielle Giffords

The Women to Watch Awards, held each spring in Washington, DC, celebrates Running Start’s efforts to inspire young women to run for public office. The annual event honors some of the most impressive young women in the country, including some of the youngest women in Congress and other young women leaders who represent the best of their respective professions. By honoring these young women, Running Start hopes to inspire them–and others like them–to take their leadership to another level.

This year, Running Start is pleased to honor:

Representative Gabrielle Giffords, U.S. House of Representatives from 2007 to 2012 (AZ-08)

Ambassador Capricia Penavic Marshall, Chief of Protocol of the United States

Representative Martha Roby, U.S. House of Representatives (AL-02)

Taryn Davis, Founder and Executive Director, American Widow Project

Natalie Randolph, Varsity Football Coach, Coolidge High School

Rocio Ortega, Student Activist

and alumnae tribute

Jacqueline Emerson, Actress, The Hunger Games

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