Founded in 2010, the Political Institute for Women (“PIW”) is a global education organization that offers non-partisan courses for political candidates, professionals, advocates and organizations. Kimberly Mitchem-Rasmussen, Founder of PIW, has also created the Girls in Politics Initiative (“GIP”). GIP programs introduce girls ages 8 to 17 to politics, policy, the work of the United States Congress, parliamentary governments and the work of the United Nations. GIP programs are hosted in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Europe. PIW and GIP also offer private and customized events to education, social and political organizations. To request a private or customized event go to the Book an Event page and complete the request for proposal form.