National Conference

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Thank you to everyone who attended our 2014 NeW National Conference June 19-21, 2014! 

Each summer, NeW leaders, NeW supporters and those interested in learning more about NeW gather in Washington, DC for the annual NeW National Conference. This annual conference provides a unique educational opportunity to hear from conservative women, authors, and leaders AND network with other young women. The 2014 National Conference included keynote speaker Katie Pavlich and the following panels:

  • Conservatism, Feminism, and How Women are Defined in Policy Discussions Today
  • Leaning into Life: Women, the Workplace, and The Will to Lead
  • Offering Alternatives to the Life of Julia
  • How to Get Educated and Engaged in Your Community

Press from the 2014 National Conference:
Katie Pavlich Opens Eyes at NeW Conference  (American Principles Project)
Katie Pavlich Exposes Liberal Feminism at Annual NeW Conference (Townhall)
The Next Generation of Conservative Women (National Review Online)
Conservative Female College Group Gains Ground on Campuses Nationwide (The College Fix)

If you enjoyed the National Conference, attend one of our great follow up events this summer in DC! More details here.

2014 National Conference Photos

2014 National Conference Reception Photos

2014 National Conference Speakers

*Read full biographies of our Speakers here.

2014 National Conference Co-Sponsors

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2013 National Conference Photos

2013 National Conference Reception Photos

NeW National Conference Keynote Speakers

Katie Pavlich (2014)
Christina Hoff Sommers (2013)
Mary Katharine Ham (2012)
Kate O’Beirne (2011)
Christina Hoff Sommers (2010)
Kate Obenshain (2009)
Danielle Crittenden (2008)
Carrie Lukas (2007)

NeW National Conference Award Winners

2014

  • Chapter of the Year: University of Florida
  • New chapter of the Year: American University
  • Enlightened Woman of the Year: Krystal Hernandez (University of Florida)
  • NeW Woman of the Year: Kara Bloomer (NeW Alumnae Network)

2013

  • Chapter of the Year: Cornell University
  • New chapter of the Year: Sweet Briar Colleage
  • Enlightened Woman of the Year: Rachel Smith (Akron University)
  • NeW Woman of the Year: Emily Goff (NeW DC)

2012

  • Chapter of the Year: Akron University
  • New chapter of the Year: Cornell University
  • Enlightened Woman of the Year: Alyssa Richardson (James Madison University)

2011

  • Chapter of the Year: University of Virginia
  • New chapter of the Year: James Madison University
  • Enlightened Woman of the Year: Danelle Gagliardi (Ohio State University)

2010

  • Chapter of the Year: Ohio State University
  • New chapter of the Year: The King’s College
  • Enlightened Woman of the Year: Blayne Bennett (Arizona State University)

2009

  • Chapter of the Year: Florida State University
  • Enlightened Woman of the Year: Kathleen Bracken (University of Virginia)

2008

  • Chapter of the Year: University of Florida

2007

  • Chapter of the Year: Arizona State University
  • Enlightened Woman of the Year: Meredith Ramsey (University of Virginia)

2006

  • Enlightened Woman of the Year: Danielle Sturgis (Drake University)