Inspired and Prepared to Change the World

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

Learning and Growing with Empowered Young Women

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

Why Women and Congress Was So Worthwhile 

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 

PLEN Inspired Me and Taught Me to Know My Worth

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

I’m Doing it My Way

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