The Institute for Women in Politics of Northwest Florida was incorporated for the express purpose of increasing the number of women serving in elected office in Escambia, Santa Rosa, and Okaloosa counties.


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The Institute for Women in Politics of Northwest Florida

Since 2013, we have encouraged women to participate in the political process, provided networking opportunities for women, and educated the community about the benefits of women in politics.

To achieve our purpose, IWP will:

  • Encourage women to consider political office a worthy endeavor

  • Help women see themselves as viable candidates

  • Provide candidates the knowledge and the tools to conduct successful campaigns

  • Educate communities on the benefits of electing women to office

  • Promote understanding of the obligations and responsibilities of public service.

IWP Women

Board of Directors

Together we as women achieve more than any single
person could ever do alone.

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View Point

The voice from our Officers & Board members

Our Board of Directors and members have been published in our local Pensacola News Journal - Guest View

The Institute is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization and does not endorse nor support individual candidates. It is exempt under Internal Revenue Code 501(c)(3) and registered with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Affairs, Solicitation of Contributions. A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling toll-free within the State. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the state.  1800-HELP-FLA (435-7352)