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Wisconsin Women in Government was founded in 1987 to celebrate and support the talented women who choose a career in government service. Each year, WWIG awards scholarships to women pursuing undergraduate and post-graduate study at any Wisconsin institution of higher education. Scholarships are also provided for young women to attend Badger Girls State and to the student elected Governor.

Group of women at a WWIG event.

April 10, 2016

Wisconsin Women in Government 29th Annual Scholarship and Recognition Gala

Donna Shalala, President, Clinton FoundationWisconsin Women in Government (WWIG), a statewide, bipartisan, non-profit organization of professional women in government service, will host our 29th Annual Scholarship and Recognition Gala on April 14th, 2016 with Donna Shalala as the keynote speaker.

Tickets are still available, we are close to a sell-out! Purchase your ticket today.

Donna E. Shalala is the president of the Clinton Foundation. Previously, she served as president of the University of Miami and Professor of Political Science.  She served as President of Hunter College of CUNY, and as Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Madison from 1987-1993.


April 4, 2016

Help us celebrate and support women who choose a career in public service by becoming a Friend of WWIG!

WWIG Friends of WWIG, have you joined? A networking and fundraising program to continue and grow our annual scholarship funds.


March 24, 2016

Wisconsin Women in Government Announces The Legacy and Rising Star Award Recipients

To be presented at 29thW Annual Scholarship & Recognition Gala
on April 14, 2016

MADISON – Wisconsin Women in Government (WWIG) is pleased to announce the 2016 recipients of the Legacy and Rising Star awards, which will be presented at the 29th annual Wisconsin Women in Government Scholarship and Recognition Gala, featuring keynote speaker Donna Shalala, on Thursday, April 14 at the Edgewater Hotel in Madison.