Friday, March 02, 2007

Hello My Name is Ms President

The White House Project is holding a contest for girls and young women between the ages of 7 and 35 who want to run for President of the United States.

If your submission is chosen, you could...
  • Star in Project 2024, a documentary film from the creators of Mad Hot Ballroom that focuses on women of different ages that want to run for president.
  • Have your story published in She's Out There! The First Daughter to Become President of the United States! The book will feature a collection of essays from girls and women around the country who want to run for President.
  • Be one of five women selected to attend The White House Project’s Go Run Leadership Training in New York City during the summer of 2007!

To apply, provide the following information in an email to by Wednesday, March 14th, 2007 at 5:00pm. Please attach a recent photo.

Full Name: Age: Year you will run for President:

City,State: Contact Phone: Contact Email:

Attach a recent photo.

In a single page submission (Times New Roman font size 12) answer the following questions in essay form.

  • Why do you want to be President of the United States?
  • How has politics affected your life?
  • What, if anything, will you do differently from our previous leaders?

All submissions must be sent to by Wednesday, March 14th, 2007 at 5:00pm.

Winners will be announced on Friday, March 23rd, 2007 on The White House Project’s homepage.

Check out Heidi Evan’s article from February 25th in the New York Daily News about Alexandra Desaulniers and other young women with presidential aspirations.

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