Women in STEM Policy
2017 Seminar Dates | January 9 – 13
2018 Seminar Dates | To Be Announced
This seminar offers college women a valuable opportunity to hear firsthand from women in science, health, and technology who are shaping our nation’s STEM agenda. Students will connect with senior women in the public, nonprofit, and private sectors.
See first hand where policy research takes place: Visit organizations and government agencies where groundbreaking STEM policy research takes place and meet with the women who conduct it. Learn how to use your STEM background to your advantage in Washington, DC.
Become a leader: Learn how to launch your career from the insight and experience of women who have broken the glass ceiling in STEM policy and get insider advice on becoming a leader in the field.
Professional Skill-Building: Get advice on perfecting your résumé to land your first internship or job and learn how to network, putting these skills to task by attending a reception with science leaders.
$425 for Students from PLEN Member Institutions (See if your school is a PLEN Member)
$725 for Students from Non-PLEN Schools
The seminar fee includes the $125.00 non-refundable registration fee and some meals, indicated on the seminar schedule that you will receive. Students are expected to pay for all other additional costs associated with attending the seminar, including travel, housing, and meals outside of the ones indicated.
Housing Costs (optional):
PLEN has negotiated a discount rate with the Carlyle Suites Hotel, located in the Dupont Circle area of Washington, DC. Please do not contact the hotel to make a reservation; PLEN will make the reservation for you.
The Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN) provides need-based financial aid scholarships for outstanding students interested in attending the PLEN Women in STEM Policy Seminar. PLEN scholarships will assist students in funding a portion and/or all of program and registration fees associated with attending the seminar. Student(s) awarded any level of scholarship will be responsible for funding their own transportation, meals and any remaining dues for program and registration fees not covered by the scholarship award. Preference will be given to currently enrolled undergraduate women, but other current students are eligible to apply.
Further questions about the PLEN scholarship can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you to the 2017 Women in STEM Policy Seminar sponsors!