Dear Members of the PLEN Community, With heavy hearts we announce the passing of PLEN’s Founder, Frances “Sissy” Farenthold, on September 26, 2021. To honor her legacy, we at PLEN are taking time to reflect on her important work to advance women’s political leadership in our nation, including her founding of PLEN. Sissy’s vision for … Continue reading PLEN Mourns the Loss of Founder Frances “Sissy” Farenthold
Chloe Little reflects on her experience and the lessons she learned at the PLEN X WGR DEI Summit.
Our 2021 Women in Global Policy seminar wrapped up this May with 59 students attending from 31 different schools. A few of the alumnae who attended the seminar share their experiences here. Read on to learn more about what the seminar offers!
PLEN Global Policy alumna Fatima Dominguez reflects on her experience at PLEN and the skills she gained.
“A ship in port is safe–but that’s not what ships are built for. Sail on.” This quote, popularly attributed to computer scientist Grace Hopper, perfectly encapsulates the sentiments of PLEN’s Women in Global Policy seminar.
PLEN Women in Global Policy alumna Lotus Johnson shares her reflections from our seminar!
As I step into this role, I wanted to take a moment to introduce myself and share a bit about my background and vision for PLEN.
Invigorated. That is how I felt after attending the PLEN Women in Global Policy seminar.
PLEN not only helped me align my focus to a specific government area but also encouraged, empowered, and supported who I am as a person and the value I bring to the table.
After over a year of taking classes and working three jobs remotely, I was tired and experiencing zoom fatigue. I was excited to graduate but I was feeling burnt out from school, work and the political climate.