At the 2018 Women and Congress seminar Natalie Cote met strong, determined women who all have big dreams and refuse to stay silent on topics they are passionate about
I first heard of PLEN from my sister. A few years ago, I remember her coming back home from PLEN’s “Women in Health Policy” seminar, proudly wearing her NIH hoodie that she had bought during her time there. As a pharmacy student, she did not know how she could plug in to her interest in … Continue reading Reaching Across the Aisle
I first learned about PLEN through an email from a friend advising me to apply to attend the Women in Congress seminar in March 2019. As I had no idea what PLEN was, I decided to do some research and see what I would find. I read a few articles on The Plenary written by … Continue reading Network to GET WORK!
At the PLEN Women in Health Policy seminar, Tiwonge was empowered to improve the health system in her community.
Hearing from powerful women in our nation’s capital gave Bailey Groh Rasmussen hope for the future of women in leadership roles.
Since PLEN, Becca Buse learned that she has the foundations, contacts, and resources to get a job in health policy.
PLEN gave Linnea Peterson the connections, information, and skills she needs to begin a legal career.
In March, I boarded a plane in Minneapolis, Minnesota headed for Washington, DC for the PLEN Women and Congress Seminar. I was nervous. Nervous about who I was going to meet, how I would present myself, and I was TERRIFIED about missing a week of school…during midterms…of my craziest semester yet. All I could think … Continue reading Why Women and Congress Was So Worthwhile
Attending the PLEN Women in Public Policy seminar made it to my list of amazing and unforgettable experiences in college and I’m positive that the skills I acquired from the seminar will be helpful throughout my career and life. I first learnt about PLEN from one of my professors during my Sophomore year, but I … Continue reading PLEN Inspired Me and Taught Me to Know My Worth
When I received an e-mail from the International Studies advisor at my university regarding a scholarship to PLEN’s Women and Policy in the Global Community seminar, I instantly knew I had to apply. The seminar sounded to be right up my alley, and it emphasized my motivation to make a difference in the world we … Continue reading I Am a Woman With a Vision