Applying for internships in DC is notoriously stressful. It is easy to get overwhelmed by the vast amount of opportunities and the pressure to apply to the right places. As I was searching for opportunities to add to my seemingly never-ending spreadsheet of organizations in DC, PLEN immediately stood out to me. Because I had … Continue reading PLEN’s Mission at Work
Hearing from powerful women in our nation’s capital gave Bailey Groh Rasmussen hope for the future of women in leadership roles.
I attended PLEN’s Women in Global Policy seminar days after graduating from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. As I consider my post-graduation plans, it was both very valuable and inspiring to hear about the unexpected twists and turns in the career paths of the panelists. The panelists came from a variety of educational and professional … Continue reading Following the Path Toward My Future Career
When I flew into Washington, D.C. in the early spring of 2016, I was in my third year of school at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, and only 10 credits away from graduating. While I loved my school (despite the frigid winters), the lectures and homework had begun to feel like an interruption from … Continue reading Women and Congress Taught Me to Be Confident