Future LGBTQIA+ Leaders

Over the course of the PLENForum, students will network and learn from LGBTQIA+ leaders on Capitol Hill, the executive branch, government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and private corporations. Participants will learn how to navigate the workplace as a member of the LGBTQIA+ community, the practical skills you should bring to your first job after graduation, and post-graduate opportunities.

dates and deadlines

PLENForum Dates: July 2023
Scholarship Deadline: TBD
Registration Deadline: TBD

PLENforum highlights


Build your professional network by learning how to effectively maintain professional relationships while connecting with leaders in Washington, DC and in your cohort.


Learn directly from leaders about their recipes for success and return to campus with a better knowledge of available career paths to empower other students 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.

2023 Schedule: Coming soon!

PLENFORUM information

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Chaperone tuition$60.00$60.00$120.00

Seminar scholarships

Are you interested in applying for a scholarship to fund your seminar tuition? Check out our Scholarship Application steps to make sure your application is not only completed on time, but also stands out from the crowd!


Ready to attend the PLENForum? If you attend a member institution, please contact your member representative for registration instructions.