For 35 years, PLEN has brought thousands of women from across the country to Washington, D.C. to explore careers in policy and connect with women leaders. PLEN seminars enhance class work and curriculum by giving students valuable access to women leaders in Washington, D.C. from the legislative, executive, and judicial branches; agencies; nonprofit organizations; and the private sector.
Women, Law & Legal Advocacy (November 13 – 15, 2014)
Consider careers in law and the range of professions from issue-based advocacy to government service.
Science and Health Policy: Critical Issues (January 5 – 8, 2015)
Hear from women scientists, health experts, and medical researchers shaping our nation’s health agenda.
Women’s Leadership in Public Policy (January 13 – 16, 2015)
Explore the policy issues you care about and the range of career opportunities in the policy world.
Unlocking Nonprofits: Innovations and Careers (March 5 – 7, 2015)
See the array of opportunities in nonprofit advocacy, direct service, policy, research, and fundraising.
Leveraging Communications and Technology for Policymaking (March 20 – 21, 2015)
Learn how communications and technology are leveraged to influence public policy.
Women & Policy in the Global Community (May 18 – 22, 2015)
Start your international policy career by connecting with women whose work impacts the entire world.