A dear Cornell friend, Caroline Emberton, and I saw a need for a community of conservative women at Cornell. She had heard about NeW on other college campuses, and so we filled the need by starting Cornell’s NeW together as sophomores.
NeW provides a fantastic community of conservative women for university campuses. I’ve been so inspired and encouraged by the speakers we’ve brought to campus and all of the women I’ve been so fortunate to interact with and become friends with through Cornell’s NeW organization.
It can be intimidating to speak up for what you believe in as a conservative on college campuses. Bay Buchanan recently spoke on Cornell’s campus, and one of her messages was the importance of speaking up. We won’t ever grow in our ability to share our thoughts, ideas, and opinions if we always keep them to ourselves. As conservative women, our beliefs are valuable so we don’t need to be intimated to share them.
The incredible community! I am so thankful for the friendships I’ve been so fortunate to make through NeW!