Aaliyah Ford is a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. My name is Aaliyah Ford, and I attended the 2021 Women in Public Policy Seminar. Currently, Iam a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and I have a bachelor’s degreein social work and will be graduating with my master’s in social work this … Continue reading Making D.C. Connections at Women in Public Policy 2021
Cynthia Ubah attended the 2019 Women in Global Policy Seminar and founds that there isn't a straight road toward your chosen career path.
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