Sophia Angeletti left her PLEN seminar with an increased level of confidence in herself and her abilities.
At the PLEN Women in Corporate and Nonprofit Leadership seminar, Alexa Kimmel learned how nonprofits and corporations can influence policy and politics.
Ever since I was in high school, I knew that I wanted to pursue an international career in global policy. It had the excitement, as well as the impact, that I was determined to find in my work, along with various skillets that seemed to be my strong suits. However, as one attends career fair after career fair, … Continue reading PLEN Taught Me Opportunities are Endless
I wanted to attend the PLEN conference because I wanted to learn about ways to get a first internship and first job in DC. I’m highly motivated, and I already had a career goal in mind. I wanted this conference to teach me how to get to where I wanted to be. I came prepared … Continue reading Women and Congress Gave Me Confidence
I am a senior at Tulane University, double majoring in Environmental Studies and International Development with a minor in Economics. I feel passionate about protecting the environment and helping others. I wanted to attend the PLEN Women Unlocking Nonprofits conference because I am really interested in working in the nonprofit sector to achieve my personal … Continue reading Women Unlocking Nonprofits Taught Me to Seize Opportunities
I was incredibly honored and excited to receive the PLEN scholarship that made my participation in the Women in Public Policy seminar possible. The week of panels, speakers, workshops and site visits gave me so much insight into the field of public policy. Not only did I have the chance to discuss policy issues with … Continue reading PLEN Taught Me that Careers Don’t Need to be Linear
Attending a PLEN conference affirmed not only my aspirations, but my confidence in my own capabilities. I have long desired to attend law school. Being a lawyer is an occupation that requires dedication and perseverance. The women who spoke with and mentored us at the Women’s Law and Legal Advocacy seminar highlighted the various paths that lead to … Continue reading How PLEN Helped Me Believe in Myself
As a two time PLEN attendee, I can say that no matter which seminar you go to or at what point in your career (or pre-career) you attend, you will meet amazing women. These women will be dominating their fields and taking no nonsense. They will be working tirelessly to climb the ladder or knock … Continue reading #FiveWomenYouMeetAtPLEN
PLEN has always been a program that Tulane has pushed its women to apply for when their seminar opportunities come around. As a senior in my last semester I was dedicated to coming to DC for PLEN during my undergrad and this was my last chance to do so. I was so excited that they … Continue reading Put Yourself Out There and Go With the Flow
My first experience with PLEN was attending a seminar during the second semester of my freshman year. After four days of eye-opening panels, workshops, and networking events with a variety of women working in international policy, I felt so much more confident in my newly-declared political science major. More importantly I felt like I had a … Continue reading How PLEN Helped Me from My Freshman to Senior Year