A professor and mentor introduced me to PLEN towards the end of the scholarship application deadline. Scrambling to scrape together recommendation letters, find funding, and construct coherent essays, I felt a distinct pull to complete my application and do it well. I have never felt so proud of a gut feeling! A week at the … Continue reading I am well-informed, prepared, and part of a network of incredibly powerful women
At PLEN, Madeline found a strong and supportive community of women that reaffirmed her goals to move to DC.
As a senior, PLEN provided Grace Wetzel with essential skills and connections to help her launch her post-grad career.
Thanks to the PLEN, Karla is now aware of the endless opportunities for women interested in advocating on behalf of immigrants and/or other disadvantaged groups.
Hearing from powerful women in our nation’s capital gave Bailey Groh Rasmussen hope for the future of women in leadership roles.
Alexandra Scott knows she wants to be a diplomat, and after attending PLEN, she has an idea of how to achieve her career goals.
At the PLEN Women in Public Policy seminar, Rutgers grad student Marina Feldman learned about positive impact and mutual support.
I attended the PLEN Women in Public Policy seminar after a friend of mine suggested that I look into it. The fellow students and professionals who I met, the presenters who spoke, and the panelists that discussed their paths, all made the experience worthwhile and impactful. In the past I had spent a summer … Continue reading Connections from the West Coast to the East Coast
When I made the decision to attend a PLEN seminar, I previously had little interest in engaging with the world of policy or government. I decided to attend so that I could learn about a new topic of interest—public policy. I had no idea how PLEN would further contribute to my academic experience since I … Continue reading 4 Important Life Lessons from PLEN
I had the privilege of attending PLEN’s Women in Public Policy seminar in Washington, D.C in January 2017. I learned about PLEN through the Women’s Center on my campus. I felt as though I needed to attend due to the lack of women, and especially women of color, involved in politics. I needed to attend … Continue reading The Places I saw, the People I met, and the PLEN Women That Inspired Me