Affiliated Organizations

PLEN is pleased to be able to work with partners that share our mission for getting more women into leadership roles in the public arena.  Please take a moment to visit our affiliated organizations:

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellows The American Association for the Advancement of Science manages and administers Science & Technology Policy Fellowships in five program areas to provide the opportunity for accomplished scientists and engineers to participate in and contribute to the federal policymaking process while learning firsthand about the intersection of science and policy. Learn more about AAAS Fellowships. 

Ladies DC (LDC) is the premier young women’s professional networking group in Washington, D.C.

Million Women Mentors (MWM) is an engagement campaign and national call to action that mobilizes corporations, government entities, non-profit and higher education groups, around the imperative of mentoring girls and young women in STEM fields.

Teach For America: TFA corps members commit to teach for two years in 46 regions across the country.  They work relentlessly to lead their students to the academic success that can put them on a dramatically different life path.

The Graduate School of Political Management at the George Washington University As the pioneer school in the study of applied politics, GW’s Graduate School of Political Management is committed to providing a real-world understanding of how politics works. Our Washington, D.C. connections mean our students learn not only in the classroom but in campaign offices, legislative suites, lobbying shops, and news bureaus that shape politics here and abroad. The GSPM offers Master’s Degrees in Political Management, Legislative Affairs and Strategic Public Relations and offers Graduate Certificate Programs in Campaign Strategy, Community Advocacy, Online Politics, PAC Management and Public Relations.

The International Network of Women in Emergency Management is a network of men and women leaders in emergency management and civil defense organizations; leaders in our local, state, tribal, and federal governments; critical infrastructure facilities; voluntary, faith, and community-based organizations; private and nonprofit sectors; academia; and professional associations.  Our shared vision is “Women and men leaders creating global emergency management systems, ‘whole community’ initiatives, and collaborative partnerships that promote safer, resilient, sustainable, and prepared, diverse communities.

Washington Women in Public RelationsWashington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) is a vital resource for communications professionals in metropolitan Washington, D.C. With a thriving membership base and a slate of highly anticipated annual events, WWPR is committed to delivering outstanding professional development, networking, marketplace positioning, and leadership opportunities to area communicators

Women in Government Relations, Inc. WGR is one of the most respected non-profit, non-partisan government relations associations in the Washington metropolitan area. WGR’s over 750 members include women and men at all professional levels representing corporations, trade associations and professional societies, law firms, lobbying firms, non-profit groups and federal, state and local governments.