RENUA Ireland candidate for Waterford, Mailo Power has attended Women for Election’s EQUIP 2015 three day residential, non-partisan campaign school to hear from the best national and international experts on how to run a winning campaign.
Speaking about Mailo Power's attendance, Women for Election’s Director of Operations and Campaigns, Suzanne Collins said,
"Women for Election are so pleased to see Mailo Power here at EQUIP 2015. Mailo is a first time election candidate who has worked for many years in business and has worked to promote Waterford and bring investment, tourism and events to the county. Women for Election want to support Mailo to hone and translate all her business and life experience into a winning national campaign as she contests the general election in Waterford.
"EQUIP 2015 is designed for candidates like Mailo as we take her through every facet of campaigning and ensure that she has access to leading national and international trainers and speakers for the best guidance and advice.
"Running for election, particularly at a national level can be a daunting task. Women for Election are encouraged by the unprecedented number of women running around the country but we know that getting on the ticket is just a statement of potential. It is essential that women get elected if we are truly to change the face of Irish politics.
"Women for Election are so pleased to be able to support Mailo Power, now at EQUIP 2015 and during her campaign over the coming months.
Speaking from EQUIP Mailo Power said,
"At EQUIP I had the opportunity to work with my fellow general election candidates from all parties and none from all over Ireland. We learned from one another’s experiences and expertise. Following EQUIP I feel even more determined and prepared to fight and win a seat for RENUA in Waterford."