Before hearing about PLEN, I had no idea that there were opportunities out there for someone like me, who isn’t majoring in Political Science in undergrad, to get involved in policy work. The ability to make connections that will help me progress forward and pursue a career in policy, regardless of my major, is a … Continue reading PLEN’s Impact: Health Policy and Shannon’s Washington, D.C. Experience
Category: PLEN Events
PLEN: Thank you for celebrating with us
Almost one year ago, PLEN announced its Leadership Connection Series in conjunction with its 2018-2019 seminars in overall celebration of its 40th anniversary. Since then, PLEN has celebrated four decades of transformative relationships, mentorships, events, panels, and thought-provoking experiences--on top of inspiring more generations of thoughtful, ambitious women. Talk about a mid-life crisis. It IS … Continue reading PLEN: Thank you for celebrating with us
PLEN Alumnae Network: A Strong and Supportive Force
The second annual Welcome to DC Happy Hour, connected PLEN alumnae of all ages.
Roots to Route with PLEN and WGR
On July 11, 2018, PLEN co-hosted a luncheon with WGR, which featured speakers who shared their professional experiences in politics and policy.
Thank You for Being a PLEN Mentor!
With the support of speakers, mentors, and alumnae who are ready to reach behind them and help the women coming up the ladder behind them.
Welcome Back to DC!
“I wouldn’t be in D.C. right now if it wasn’t for PLEN.” On the evening of August 8, this sentence was repeated over and over by women of all ages. While Beyonce songs played in the background, women from different backgrounds connected over their relationship to PLEN. Jordyn Arndt, a Harold W. Rosenthal Fellow in … Continue reading Welcome Back to DC!
Owning Your Leadership Style with Catherine Cassidy from Ustyled
Ten years ago, Catherine Cassidy was a merchandiser for BCBG in Los Angeles, California, and she had access to some of the most beautiful clothes in the world. However, she still felt as if she wasn’t making the impact that she wanted in her role. Thus, Ustyled, a “company—one that happens to be a Fashion … Continue reading Owning Your Leadership Style with Catherine Cassidy from Ustyled
So You Want to go to Grad School?
At every PLEN seminar, one of the questions that panelists and mentors always expect is the question of graduate schools: when is the best time to go? Where is the best place to go? What qualities make a good graduate program? How do I pay for it? With these questions and concerns in mind, the … Continue reading So You Want to go to Grad School?
Daily Diplomacy: A Discussion with Women Ambassadors
On Tuesday May 16th, PLEN partnered with The Women in Public Service Project at The Wilson Center for the first Daily Diplomacy: A Discussion with Women Ambassadors. The panel discussion featured remarks from Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield and H.E. Ambassador Hassana Alidou and was moderated by Luiza Savage, Editorial Director for Events at POLITICO Live, and … Continue reading Daily Diplomacy: A Discussion with Women Ambassadors