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 14 – 16, 2013)
Consider careers in law and the range of professions from issue advocacy to government service.
Science and Health Policy: Critical Issues (January 6 – 9, 2014)
Hear from women scientists, health experts, and medical researchers shaping our nation’s agenda.
Women’s Leadership in Public Policy (January 14 – 17, 2014)
Explore the policy issues you care about and the range of career opportunities in the policy world.
Unlocking Nonprofits: Innovations and Careers (March 7 – 8, 2014)
See the array of opportunities in nonprofit advocacy, direct service, policy, research, and fundraising.
Leveraging Communication, Social Media & Technology for Policymaking (March 21 – 22, 2014)
Learn how communications, technology, and social media are leveraged to influence public policy.
Women & Policy in the Global Community (May 19 – 23, 2014)
Start your international policy career by connecting with women whose work impacts the entire world.