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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.

2014 Woman of Achievement Jess Tormey, Myrna Foy, Dr. Georgia Duerst-Lahti (sister accepting for her) Erin Celello, and Lorie Docken,

July 9, 2014

Wisconsin Women in Government to host Inaugural Miniature Golf Outing

First-ever summer fundraiser planned to support WWIG’s 2015 scholarship programs

MADISON – Wisconsin Women in Government (WWIG), a statewide, bipartisan, non-profit organization, will host its first-ever miniature golf fundraiser at Vitense Golf Land in Madison.  The event has been scheduled for Wednesday, July 16th with check-in starting at 3:00pm.  Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are still available for this event, click here to register.



June 23, 2014

1st Annual WWIG Golf Outing

Join WWIG on Wednesday, July 16 for our first Annual "Golf" Outing. The challenging mini golf course will be a “shot-gun” start at 3:30 pm.  Hole and team prizes, plus a 19th hole reception!

Sign up as a team or a single!

$30.00 per golfer
$100.00 for a team of 4
Includes: Round of golf, appetizers and 1 drink

$20.00 for 19th Hole Reception

A Fundraiser for 2015 WWIG Scholarships

Register Today




June 6, 2014

Wisconsin Women in Government Accepting Applications for Board of Directors

WWIG seeking distinguished Wisconsin women to serve on the board

MADISON – Wisconsin Women in Government (WWIG) announced today that it is now accepting applications from women who work in public service and government relations who wish to serve on WWIG’s Board of Directors for 2014-2015. 

Interested applicants should submit their resume and a one-page letter of interest to wwigquestions@gmail.com by Friday, June 27, 2014.