My Second Seminar: Finding Inspiration in Women Supporting Women Yet Again

The Women in Corporate and Nonprofit Leadership seminar in November was the second PLEN seminar I’ve attended, as I also attended the Women in STEM Policy seminar in January of 2017. Attending two seminars has been a really unique experience, and I benefited in so many ways from both, as well as being able to … Continue reading My Second Seminar: Finding Inspiration in Women Supporting Women Yet Again

PLEN Equipped Me with the Tools and Connections to Be Successful

Bright and early on a Saturday morning, I clocked in at my work-study job and opened the Student Union Info Desk. I walked throughout the building to unlock doors and check on event set-ups, and then sat down at a work table and pulled out my laptop. After having completed most of my tasks, I … Continue reading PLEN Equipped Me with the Tools and Connections to Be Successful

PLEN Chapter at St. Lawrence University Hosts “Bringing Women Leaders Together”

In collaboration with Lynn and President Fox, the PLEN Chapter at St. Lawrence University hosted a dinner and dessert party at the President’s home, with a fitting title of “Bringing Women Leaders Together.” The guest speaker for the event was St. Lawrence University alumna, Erica Silver Dahl ‘93 who serves as Vice President of Public … Continue reading PLEN Chapter at St. Lawrence University Hosts “Bringing Women Leaders Together”

An Ear for Equality: Our Favorite Women-Run Podcasts

This month, Ash Ngu at The Pudding analyzed the gender breakdown of airtime on This American Life, arguably the most iconic radio program and podcast on the airwaves. Despite employing a majority-female staff, she found that men are getting more airtime than women. Ngu breaks the numbers down by contributors, interviewees, and guests. With Ngu’s … Continue reading An Ear for Equality: Our Favorite Women-Run Podcasts

PLEN: A Whirlwind of Experiences

When I found out about the Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN) seminar the summer of 2015, I was excited. I was googling women’s conferences and I found this one. I declared my Women’s Studies major in January 2015, and I wanted to build myself up as a woman leader in my community. I felt one … Continue reading PLEN: A Whirlwind of Experiences

Experiencing Washington DC in a New Way

The PLEN Women in STEM Policy seminar gave me opportunities to experience D.C. in a way you wouldn't normally do as a tourist. I found the copious amounts of panels and qualified speakers very effective in helping shape my understanding of the STEM policy field. I hope to continue to move forward in my STEM … Continue reading Experiencing Washington DC in a New Way