Victoria LaRocca attended PLEN to learn more about how to pursue a career in law and politics.
PLEN gave Linnea Peterson the connections, information, and skills she needs to begin a legal career.
Bright and early on a Saturday morning, I clocked in at my work-study job and opened the Student Union Info Desk. I walked throughout the building to unlock doors and check on event set-ups, and then sat down at a work table and pulled out my laptop. After having completed most of my tasks, I … Continue reading PLEN Equipped Me with the Tools and Connections to Be Successful
Being surrounded by powerful women at PLEN empowered Marlen Olmedo, a student at University of Utah, to think better of herself.
My relationship with PLEN began when I was a Sophomore at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. As a recent graduate, I can now say that this relationship has grown over time and continues to be an important part of my future career path. I first heard about PLEN during my first year at college. I … Continue reading PLEN Alumna Turned PLEN Intern
In October, I had the opportunity to attend The Public Leadership Education Network’s (PLEN) Women, Law, and Legal Advocacy seminar in Washington, DC. The PLEN seminar exceeded my expectations. Not only did I take away a tremendous amount of knowledge about legal careers and professional opportunities in law, but I also learned new skills such … Continue reading PLEN Motivated Me to Take Advantage of Every Opportunity
PLEN’s Women, Law, and Advocacy seminar was a truly rewarding experience. I am very grateful to have been selected for a scholarship to attend the seminar and to have met so many successful and resilient women. A couple of weeks ago I did not know what PLEN was. I heard about PLEN’s Women, Law, and … Continue reading PLEN Demystified Law School and Legal Careers
I attended a summit at the University of Virginia on Memory, Mourning, Mobilization: Legacies of Slavery and Freedom in America in September 2016 because the topics of oppression and slavery intrigue me. My friend from UC Berkeley recently moved to Washington DC for work. Since I was at the summit in Virginia, we decided to … Continue reading PLEN Inspires You to Continue Striving
I heard about PLEN through Phi Alpha Delta, an international pre-law fraternity that has provided me with countless leadership and development skills. However, the chance to attend PLEN’s Women, Law, and Legal Advocacy Seminar might be one of the most influential opportunities I have received from PAD. I was expecting a weekend full of informative … Continue reading PLEN Speakers Exemplify Female Empowerment
As a first generation female student interested in pursuing a career in the field of law, I felt insecure about law school, law careers, and what they entail. PLEN changed that. The Women, Law and Legal Advocacy seminar transformed the way I see the field of law and made me feel more knowledgeable about what … Continue reading I Can Do This. I Can Be Here. I Can Work Here and Make a Difference.