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131 & Counting aims to support the growing number of women lawmakers and their staff by bringing together public policy professionals and female leaders to ensure women are an essential part of our democracy.

We celebrate all of the trailblazing women serving in Congress like Jeanette Rankin who famously said after her election in 1916:


"I may be the first woman member of Congress, but I won't be the last.""

 VISION & GOALS - THE 3 C'S                         

CULTIVATE relationships with women policy leaders

CONNECT women policy professionals with women lawmakers

CELEBRATE the growing number of women in Congress