Imagine you feel strongly about an issue, but don’t know how to take steps to get involved.
Or you want to run for a seat on a local committee that might benefit from your voice or input. You feel you lack the skills or, more often, confidence to run.
This is the reality for many women in rural areas. Opportunities for improvements in communities or on a council fail to attract us because maybe we haven’t been in the “traditional” workforce or haven’t worked “in town.” We even feel we wouldn’t be taken seriously.