Students will participate in sessions where they will learn issue-specific information about an array of international policy issues from women professionals working in the field, learn how to break into an international policy career, and get advice to help them achieve their career goals.
Seminar: May 18-22, 2020
Scholarship: March 19, 2020
Registration: April 16, 2020
Build your professional network by learning how to effectively maintain professional relationships while connecting with women leaders in Washington, DC and in your seminar cohort.
Learn directly from women leaders about their recipes for success and return to campus with a better knowledge of available career paths to empower other women on your campus.
Contextualize the knowledge you're gaining in the university classroom, and learn how you can use it in a wide variety of meaningful policy careers after you graduate.
Establish your professional network in DC by attending our interactive Networking 101 workshop and practicing your new skills with PLEN mentors at the seminar networking reception.
Learn why it's imperative for you to negotiate your first (and every) salary, and receive tactical skills in order walking into a salary negotiation feeling prepared and empowered.
Work one-on-one with PLEN mentors to learn how to perfect your resume and make sure it always makes it to the top of the pile. You will also receive advice on creating an effective LinkedIn profile.
See photos from Women in Global Policy 2018.Read More
Read blog posts from Women in Global Policy alumnae.Read More
See the Women in Global Policy 2018 seminar schedule.Read More
Diplomacy In Action
Students heard from Ambassador Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley, Ambassador Mari Aponte, Ambassador Lisa Gable, and Ambassador Connie Morella in an interactive panel on diplomacy.
Department Of State
At the 2018 Women in Global Policy seminar, students visited the Department of State and heard from women from across the Department.
Women in Global Policy 2018 students participated in a US Diplomacy Center simulation on a fictitious nuclear crisis. They were briefed on nuclear policy from a Senior Advisor at the State Department, and then represented governments and NGOs trying to avoid nuclear war.
|PLEN Member Institutions (Full)
|PLEN Member Institutions (Associate)
|Non-PLEN Member Institutions
|Seminar tuition + triple hotel room||$920.00||$1,070.00||$1,220.00|
|Seminar tuition + double hotel room||$1,152.50||$1,302.50||$1,452.50|
|Chaperone tuition + single hotel room||$1,475.00||$1,475.00||$1,525.00|
The seminar fee includes a $125.00 non-refundable registration fee, three meals, and networking reception fare. Students are expected to pay for all other additional costs associated with attending the seminar, including travel, housing, and meals outside of the ones indicated.
PLEN has negotiated a discount rate with the Kimpton Carlyle Hotel in Washington, D.C. If you register with a seminar ticket that includes a hotel room, PLEN will make the reservation for you.Read More
PLEN offers competitive scholarships to cover all or partial seminar and housing fees.Read More
Find out more about the additional costs of staying in and travelling around Washington, DC.Read More
Ready to attend the seminar? Check out the student portal for important resources and necessary documents to fill out and submit before you arrive in D.C. If you attend a member institution, please contact your member representative for registration instructions and promotion codes.
Thank you to our 2018 seminar sponsor!