From IGNITE Fellow to Political Consultant: Kaya's Story

From IGNITE Fellow to Political Consultant: Kaya's Story

“As Fellow, I had this whole community of civically-engaged people I could rely on and all these resources I could use. I lead for my little sister. As the generation after me, it’s on me to set her and all young girls up for success.”

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Q&A: Serving on a Board or Commission

Q&A: Serving on a Board or Commission

Joining a public board or commission can be the first step in running for office and it’s easier than you may think. For this month’s Q&A, IGNITE paired up two young women who have held/currently hold positions. 

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Meet Jacelyn, IGNITE's Northeast Program Director

Meet Jacelyn, IGNITE's Northeast Program Director

IGNITE is growing! We're thrilled to introduce you to our new team member, Jacelyn Matthews (she/her). Stepping into the role of Northeast Program Director, she brings over ten years of experience working in program development, mental health, and social services. We sat down with Jacelyn to get to know more about what motivates her.

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Meet Amanda Conlee, IGNITE's Chief Operations Officer

Meet Amanda Conlee, IGNITE's Chief Operations Officer

IGNITE is growing! We're thrilled to introduce you to our new team member, Amanda Conlee (she/her/hers). Stepping into the role of Chief Operations Officer, Amanda brings 12 years of experience managing the internal operations, administration, and financial aspects of small businesses and nonprofit organizations. We sat down with Amanda to get to know more about what motivates her.

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