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Karin Agness Lips

Founder, President, & Board Member

Karin Agness Lips is the Founder and President of the Network of enlightened Women (NeW). She is a graduate of the University of Virginia and the University of Virginia School of Law and practiced law at Wiley Rein LLP. She was a Spring 2016 Resident Fellow at the Harvard Institute of Politics.

She speaks and debates frequently on the benefits of conservatism, policies related to women and the workplace, and the policy challenges millennials face. She is a contributor to Forbes and has had editorials published in The Washington Post, Time Ideas, Politico, National Review Online, Fox News, The Atlantic, The Richmond Times-Dispatch, The Boston Herald, and The News & Observer.

In October 2014, Karin was selected as one of Fortune’s 55 most influential women on Twitter. In August 2013, she was also named to Red Alert Politics 30 under 30 list. In 2012, Karin was selected for the Forbes 30 under 30 list for Law and Policy. In 2010, she was awarded a William F. Buckley Award from the Young Conservatives Coalition for her work in leading NeW.

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Gentlemen for Life

By Meg McEwen, NeW intern A growing number of men are psychologically distancing themselves from the responsibilities, involvement, and joy associated with family. Such a fact is not surprising, considering the liberal, mainstream ideas about “fatherhood.” What really is surprising is the increasing number of men who are willing to talk about the issue.

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“How to Spot a Gentleman”

The complete guide to gentleman hunting By Meg McEwen, NeW intern Occasionally, it’s easy to spot a gentleman. Some gentlemen live so counterculturally that they emit nearly visible waves of chivalry; their actions practically shout, “I’m a nice guy!” They can be counted on in a pinch, and they frequently become the topic of...

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