Running Start's Alums

Our alums have proved that young women can be involved in politics while still being their authentic selves. We are so proud of their accomplishments.

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Lauren Underwood

Congresswoman
D- IL14
Youngest elected Black woman in the United States

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Shannon Kang

Youngest ever elected official in West Lafayette, Indiana
City Council, District 3
Student Body President, Purdue University

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Misaki Collins

Planning & Zoning Commissioner
Irving, Texas

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Rana Abdelhamid

Former Candidate
NY-12

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Tarina Ahuja

2021 Running Start Ambassador

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Phoebe Chambers

2020 High School Program Class Representative

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Samaya X. Roary

Congressional Fellowship Alum

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Ellie Hodges

Class Representative,
2021 High School Program

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Meghan Pearce

Former Student Body President,
Denison University

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Leela Menon

Elect Her & Congressional Fellowship Alum

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Sandra Ochoa Warden

Campaign Simulation Winner, 2021 High School Program

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Mayra Sharma

Congressional Fellowship Alum

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Alexia Sanchez

Congressional Fellowship Alum
Run with Running Start 2022

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Allyce Trapp

Elect Her Alum
Run with Running Start 2022

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AP Velasco

Elect Her Alum

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Elizabeth Charash

Elect Her Alum

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Megan Lehman

Congressional Fellowship Alum

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Paloma Perez

Congressional Fellowship Alum

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