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

Why Women Unlocking Nonprofits is Invaluable 

As a soon-to-be graduate at Carlow University, the Women Unlocking Nonprofits seminar not only solidified my career goals, but gave me much more insight towards the career I will soon be entering. While I am interested in nonprofit work, this seminar opened countless options to take my career. While classes outline what nonprofit work entails, … Continue reading Why Women Unlocking Nonprofits is Invaluable 

PLEN Taught Me My Dreams are Achievable 

I had always thought of DC as my unachievable dream. It was hard for me to be convinced that someone like me would be able to effectively make change on Capitol Hill. I had imagined that the ones who were able to do that had a secret source or even a code that would allow … Continue reading PLEN Taught Me My Dreams are Achievable