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Shira Albagli (Congress ’12) interned in Senator Mikulski’s (D-Md.) Press Office where she wrote press releases and congressional records, attended fascinating hearings, researched legislation, helped with the SCOTUS healthcare decision press conference, spoke with reporters, and more!
Jessica Greenfield (Public Policy ’12) is beginning an accelerated one-year master’s program at the University of Michigan this fall to get her Masters of Social Work. She will be interning at the University of Michigan’s Center for the Education of Women to receive her Masters in Social Work.
Wendalyn Tran (Public Policy ’12) is interning in Vietnam for the Microfinance and Community Development Institute (MACDI) and the Institute for Family and Gender Studies. Considering her interest in international development, specifically within women’s rights, the internships and time in Vietnam has been an informative and eye opening experience.
Hannah Locke (Women & Sci-Tech ’12) is a Senior Fellow in Energy & the Environment for the Roosevelt Institute Campus Network. She was also a Undergraduate Researcher at Goucher College Department of Biological Sciences
Samantha Rosen (Women & Congress ’11) is interning for D.C. Public Schools this summer as part of the Urban Education Leaders Program, which allows students the opportunity to work on education policy projects.
Amber Queen (Women & Sci-Tech ’11) is interning with the Mautner Project after meeting the Executive Director at PLEN’s Women & Science/Technology Seminar in January.
Jennifer Urban (Law ’09) spent last spring semester studying abroad in Sydney, Australia. In her travels she had the opportunity to visit Bali, Indonesia and Queenstown, New Zealand.
Kelly Biggs was featured as PLEN’s spotlight alum in the Winter 2011 Newsletter. Biggs, a student from our newest member school Hobart and William Smith Colleges, won the Sutherland Law Scholarship allowing her to participate in last November’s Women, Law & Public Policy Seminar. Kelly talks about how the program opened her eyes to new opportunities and even inspired her to want to move to D.C. after graduation:
PLEN Featured Nina Schwartz (Public Policy ’08) in its inaugural Fall 2010 eNewsletter to talk about how her experience as a PLEN student helped her with everything from salary negotiations to landing her current job at Green Media Toolshed.