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Founded in 1994, the Illinois Lincoln Excellence in Public Service Series has graduated over 200 women from every part of the state and continues today to follow the mission:

To increase the number of Illinois Republican women
in elected and appointed governmental and political positions
at the local, state, and federal levels.


Professional Women in Advocacy (PWIA) is bringing a special workshop to Chicago on June 2nd at the Drake Hotel. PWIA would like to extend a special 50% discounted registration to Lincoln Series alumni.

Regional Workshop
The Drake Hotel, Chicago, Illinois
June 2, 2015 (9am-5pm) 

Organizers of the Professional Women in Advocacy Conference have put together a fabulous agenda with informative sessions led by top experts in messaging, communications, fundraising, social media and association management. Their special lunch session features a fireside chat between Nora Daley and Desiree Rogers who will discuss career, leadership, politics, community, the arts and much more. Top off the day with a networking happy hour with event attendees and women leaders in Chicago. For more information, click here.

April 16, 2015
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Class of 2015 in Springfield

Lincoln Series Class of 2015, Governors, and alumni with Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner in Springfield in April.

Meet the Class of 2015

 Kathy Davis - McLean County

Vickie Deppe - DuPage County

Sue Hamilton - Williamson County

Deb Warning - Grundy County

2015 Class Calendar