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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.

WWIG Board and Gala members with Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison

November 4, 2015

Wisconsin Women in Government Seeking Applicants for 2016 Leadership Seminar

Wisconsin Women in Government (WWIG) announced today that the application period has begun for the organization’s 2016 Leadership Seminar, which is offered in partnership with the LaFollette School of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. The purpose of the five-week program, which runs from January through February, is to provide management and leadership training to women employed within government or who interact with government through their private sector employment. 



September 16, 2015

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.


August 18, 2015

WWIG Honors Wisconsin's First Ladies

Please join the Wisconsin Women in Government (WWIG) as we host a reception honoring Wisconsin's First Ladies. The event will be held to be held at the Governors Executive Residence on Wednesday, September 30, and will honor and recognize Wisconsin's living first ladies.