Since 1978, PLEN has brought thousands of women from across the country to Washington, D.C. to explore careers in policy and connect with women leaders. PLEN seminars enhance class work and curriculum by giving students valuable access to women leaders in Washington, D.C. from the legislative, executive, and judicial branches; agencies; nonprofit organizations; and the private sector.
Explore a range of legal professions, from issue-based advocacy to government services
Discover how businesses, nonprofits, and government leaders interact to influence policy
Hear from women working on a variety of policy issues and gain advocacy skills lobbying on the Hill
Discuss key issues with women leaders working in the increasingly significant STEM policy field
Gain insight on Capitol Hill by learning from women influencing the legislative process
Start your international policy career by connecting with women whose work has a global impact
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