At the 2018 Women and Congress seminar Natalie Cote met strong, determined women who all have big dreams and refuse to stay silent on topics they are passionate about
I first learned about PLEN through an email from a friend advising me to apply to attend the Women in Congress seminar in March 2019. As I had no idea what PLEN was, I decided to do some research and see what I would find. I read a few articles on The Plenary written by … Continue reading Network to GET WORK!
At the PLEN Women in Health Policy seminar, Tiwonge was empowered to improve the health system in her community.
Since PLEN, Becca Buse learned that she has the foundations, contacts, and resources to get a job in health policy.
PLEN gave Linnea Peterson the connections, information, and skills she needs to begin a legal career.
Last fall, I saw several posters on my university’s campus advertising PLEN seminars. While looking at the different programs that PLEN had to offer, I was excited to see Women Unlocking Nonprofits on the list. I have always been passionate about nonprofit work, and with a double major in psychology and management, I have been … Continue reading Inspired and Prepared to Change the World
I currently have the pleasure of living, studying and interning in Washington DC for the semester. Along with this comes many opportunities to learn and grow in my professional career. Shortly after my arrival in DC this January, a fellow student at Luther College reached out to me and told me about the wonderful opportunity … Continue reading Learning and Growing with Empowered Young Women
In March, I boarded a plane in Minneapolis, Minnesota headed for Washington, DC for the PLEN Women and Congress Seminar. I was nervous. Nervous about who I was going to meet, how I would present myself, and I was TERRIFIED about missing a week of school…during midterms…of my craziest semester yet. All I could think … Continue reading Why Women and Congress Was So Worthwhile
Attending the PLEN Women in Public Policy seminar made it to my list of amazing and unforgettable experiences in college and I’m positive that the skills I acquired from the seminar will be helpful throughout my career and life. I first learnt about PLEN from one of my professors during my Sophomore year, but I … Continue reading PLEN Inspired Me and Taught Me to Know My Worth
In early October, I was sitting in the Career Center at Luther College. I had just found out that I had been accepted into the Lutheran College Washington Semester program. Dan, a career counselor, mentioned PLEN to me. Since I’d be in DC for the spring semester, I could attend. I told him I was … Continue reading I’m Doing it My Way