PUBLIC LEADERSHIP EDUCATION NETWORK PLEN Overview
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District of Columbia 20036
Target demographics: College Women
Direct beneficiaries per year: Each year, PLEN brings about 250 women students from colleges and universities across the country to Washington, D.C. for a weekend or week to experience first-hand how public policy is shaped and implemented at the national level.
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: do online research to assist our development and communications efforts
Geographic areas served: National
Programs: Students meet with and learn from women leaders making and influencing public policy at the highest levels in the Congress, courts, federal agencies, corporate sector, policy research and advocacy organizations and the news media.
PLEN’s 2010-2011 Program Schedule
Women, Law & Public Policy November 12 – 14, 2010
Women & Science/Technology Policy January 3 – 7, 2011
Women & Public Policy January 10 – 14, 2011
Women & Congress
March 14–18, 2011
Women & International Policy May 23 – 27, 2011
Women & Public Policy Internship May 23 – July 29, 2011