The Plenary

PLEN Mourns the Loss of Founder Frances “Sissy” Farenthold

Dear Members of the PLEN Community, With heavy hearts we announce the passing of PLEN’s Founder, Frances “Sissy” Farenthold, on September 26, 2021. To honor her legacy, we at PLEN are taking time to reflect on her important work to advance women’s political leadership in our nation, including her founding of PLEN. Sissy’s vision for … Continue reading PLEN Mourns the Loss of Founder Frances “Sissy” Farenthold

Reflections from the 2021 Women in Global Policy Seminar

Our 2021 Women in Global Policy seminar wrapped up this May with 59 students attending from 31 different schools. A few of the alumnae who attended the seminar share their experiences here. Read on to learn more about what the seminar offers!

Testimonials: Women in Global Policy Alumnae

Our 2021 Women in Global Policy seminar is just around the corner so we've compiled testimonials from several of our Women in Global Policy alumnae. Keep reading to learn how attending this seminar can empower you, expand your knowledge, advance your career, and give you an invaluable network!

Making D.C. Connections at Women in Public Policy 2021

Aaliyah Ford is a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. My name is Aaliyah Ford, and I attended the 2021 Women in Public Policy Seminar. Currently, Iam a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and I have a bachelor’s degreein social work and will be graduating with my master’s in social work this … Continue reading Making D.C. Connections at Women in Public Policy 2021

STEM: It’s More Than What Meets The Eye

Lauren Gulbicki is a current sophomore at St. Lawrence University in Canton, NY. She is majoring in Neuroscience with minors in Public Health and African Studies. On campus, she is an active member of her school’s PLEN organization and various environmental advocacy groups. She attended the Women in STEM Policy seminar in January 2020.