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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.


Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright gives a speech.


April 22, 2014

Wisconsin Women in Government Announces 2014 Woman of Achievement Honorees

Distinguished professionals in the field of higher education will be recognized at 27th Annual WWIG Scholarship & Recognition Gala

MADISON – Wisconsin Women in Government (WWIG) is pleased to announce the 2014 recipients of the Woman of Achievement award to be presented at the 27th annual Wisconsin Women in Government Scholarship and Recognition Gala on May 6th.  This year’s recipients were selected within the field of higher education. 

The 2014 recipients of the WWIG Woman of Achievement award include:

  • Dr. Georgia Duerst-Lahti, Professor, Beloit College
  • Morna Foy, President, Wisconsin Technical College System
  • Erin Celello, Assistant Professor, UW-Whitewater
  • Lorie Docken, Associate Director, UW Service Center for Strategic Initiatives
  • Dr. Katharine Lyall, former President, University of Wisconsin System
  • Jessica Tormey, Senior Special Assistant and Chief of Staff, UW System
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April 16, 2014

27th Annual Scholarship & Recognition Gala

Join the Wisconsin Women in Government (WWIG) for our 27th Annual Wisconsin Women in Government Scholarship and Recognition Gala.

 

WWIG's premier bipartisan fundraising gala will be held at the Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center in downtown Madison on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. The networking reception will begin at 5:00pm with the awards program and keynote address set to commence at 6:30 pm. Hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served throughout the evening.

Individual gala tickets are $75 each or a group of eight tickets for only $500.

Register Today!

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March 10, 2014

Wisconsin Women in Government Announces 2014 Gala Keynote Speaker

 Former U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison will headline spring gala

MADISON – Wisconsin Women in Government (WWIG) is pleased to announce that former United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) will deliver the keynote address at the 27th Annual Wisconsin Women in Government Scholarship and Recognition Gala. 

WWIG’s premiere bipartisan fundraising gala will be held at the Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center in downtown Madison on Tuesday, May 6, 2014.  The networking reception will begin at 5:00pm with the awards program and keynote address set to commence at 7:00pm.  Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served throughout the evening.

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