Read the latest NeW blog posts below.

Congratulations Antonia Okafor

The Network of enlightened Women (NeW) would like to congratulate UT-Dallas’ Chapter Founder Antonia Okafor for being selected as one of Running Start’s three finalists to become the next Political Rising Star and receive a $5,000 grant. Running Start is a nonprofit organization that, “provides young women and girls with the skills and confidence they need […]

April 24, 2015 0 comments CONTINUE READING THIS POST →

Leader Spotlight: Antonia Okafor

We like to take the time to highlight some of the amazing women involved with NeW. Today, we feature an interview with Antonia Okafor, NeW president at University of Texas at Dallas.   Tell us a little bit about yourself and how you became involved in NeW? I am a current Public Affairs graduate student […]

April 20, 2015 0 comments CONTINUE READING THIS POST →

Commentary on The Mommy Track

Time has a new piece out today on work-life balance, There’s Nothing Wrong with the Mommy Track. In it, Rachel Simmons writes: Our culture sings in only two keys about how successful women manage motherhood and work: either you’re driving a hard line to the C-suite, parking the crib in your corner office, or you’re […]

April 20, 2015 0 comments CONTINUE READING THIS POST →

Book Brunch with Elizabeth Kantor

We still have a few spots available for our Book Brunch with Elizabeth Kantor, author of The Jane Austen Guide to Happily Ever After, on Saturday, April 18th at Firefly in DC. You can RSVP here. Join us! Here is a blurb about her book: “What a wonderful book! Elizabeth Kantor writes with immense sense and […]

April 15, 2015 0 comments CONTINUE READING THIS POST →

There’s More Fiction Than Fact to Equal Pay Day

Today is Equal Pay Day, the day that supposedly marks how far into 2015 women must work to earn what men did in 2014. Read my U.S. News and World Report article, There’s More Fiction Than Fact to Equal Pay Day. What do you think of Equal Pay Day?

April 14, 2015 0 comments CONTINUE READING THIS POST →

Save the Date: June 25-26

Save the date for the 10th Annual NeW National Conference! When: June 25-26, 2015 Where: The Heritage Foundation in Washington, DC Special Keynote Speaker to be announced soon.

April 6, 2015 0 comments CONTINUE READING THIS POST →