We help progressive women launch careers in politics and public service.

At Ready to Launch, we believe that progress depends on ensuring an inclusive political pipeline and centering voices that have historically been excluded.

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We expand opportunities for progressive, self-identifying women to launch careers in politics and government through our fellowship program. We provide the training, mentorship, stipends, and support that our fellows need to succeed.


Support Ready to Launch! Your contribution helps fund training, mentorship, and paid stipends to help progressive women build their skills and network, and gain entry-level experience in politics and public service.

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Latest News

  • Our fall fellowship application is now open! 🚀

    We’re excited to announce our fall fellowship application is now open!

    This is a huge milestone for us to launch our inaugural class — and we’re thrilled to share it with you.

  • Telling our stories

    As we work to expand opportunities for progressive women to launch careers in politics, it’s so important that we center authentic storytelling at the heart of our work.

  • We're on Instagram

    We have launched our official Instagram account! Follow us on Instagram to help us grow our community as we work to diversify the ranks of women staffers and campaigners in politics, and move the needle on progressive change.

RTL Fellows

Our program provides training and mentorship to prepare our participants for success. After training, we help connect participants with opportunities in politics and government, and pay stipends to support our fellows as they learn and grow.

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