Women in Health Policy

women make up 80% of healthcare workers, 60% of the industry’s key decision makers are men.

At the five-day Women in Health Policy seminar, college women from across the U.S. considering a career in health policy will learn how to make an impact in the legislative and political processes, explore hot-button issues on Capitol Hill, and expand their professional networks in Washington, DC and beyond. 

dates and deadlines

Seminar: March 15-19, 2021
Scholarship: February 26, 2021
Registration: March 1, 2021



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Seminar tuition$395.00$545.00$660.00
Chaperone tuition$50.00$50.00$100.00

Meet the 2018 cohort

37 students came from 17 campuses across the country

Students are majoring in... 

Public Health • Homeland Security • English • Healthcare Policy • Business Administration • Biology • Anthropology • Nursing • Women's Leadership Studies • International Studies • Global Studies  • African Studies Minor  • Political Science • Sociology • Spanish • Psychology • Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies • Ethics • Neuroscience • Economics • Political Economy • Philosophy

81%  relied on scholarships to attend this seminar
29% are first generation college students
After the seminar...
83% feel they have the leadership qualities necessary for a successful career
84% feel more confident in their connections to start a career in public policy

SEMINAR FEES & Scholarships

The seminar fee includes a $125.00 non-refundable registration fee


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 2019 seminar sponsors!