At the Women in STEM Policy seminar, Rabia Osman met two mentors that continue to support her path in cyber law and policy.
At the PLEN Women in STEM Policy seminar, Sina Kim connected with strong and intelligent women from around the country.
Haley O'Brien shares her initial questions about PLEN and what she learned during her week in Washington, DC.
At the Women in STEM Policy seminar, Cierra Cowley learned about the various career paths in policy she can take as an electrical engineering major.
The PLEN Women in STEM Policy seminar gave me opportunities to experience D.C. in a way you wouldn't normally do as a tourist. I found the copious amounts of panels and qualified speakers very effective in helping shape my understanding of the STEM policy field. I hope to continue to move forward in my STEM … Continue reading Experiencing Washington DC in a New Way
This past January, I had the privilege of attending PLEN’s Women in STEM Policy seminar, and it was an invaluable experience that greatly expanded my perspective on public policy. Before attending the seminar, I had only a vague understanding of the policy field. In my limited knowledge, I equated “careers in policy” with “lobbying on … Continue reading PLEN Provided Me with Resources to Be a Leader in STEM Policy
I first learned about PLEN from my advisor and she thought it would be a great experience for me. Since I am pursuing my Masters of Public Health focusing on policy and administration within healthcare, I felt that the Women in STEM Policy seminar would be a great supplemental experience to my education. I am … Continue reading PLEN Reaffirmed My Goal to Work in Healthcare Policy on the Hill
Throughout my academic career, I have felt an invariable attraction to both the world of STEM, and the realm of law and policy. Rather than accept popular advice that I had to choose an academic path in either one field or the other, I decided to “go it alone” and pursue a career that would … Continue reading I’m Not Alone in Wanting it All
I learned about PLEN through students from my school, St. Lawrence University, who had attended PLEN seminars in past years. The Women in STEM Policy seminar exceeded my expectations; we heard from an incredible variety of accomplished women who spoke to us about their career and how they’ve come to where they are now. Two … Continue reading Fighting Doubts, Gaining Confidence, and Valuing Women Who Support Women
I learned about PLEN through my internship supervisor. I had never traveled to the east coast before, and I felt that this seminar would be a great opportunity for me. In regards to public policy and STEM careers, I have always been weary and a bit hesitant to these types of careers because I knew … Continue reading Branching out into Public Policy