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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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Chapter Spotlight: The University Of Pennsylvania

As part of its Chapter Spotlight, NeW caught up with President Laura Whelan and Vice President Isabella Tagliaferri of NeW at the University of Pennsylvania (NeW at Penn). Learn about the great work and events NeW at Penn is doing! What does it mean to you to be a conservative? Laura: To me, being...

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Chapter Spotlight: American University

As part of our Chapter Spotlight, NeW caught up with NeW at AU President Grayson Campo, Outreach Director Elise Stebick, and Vice President Peyton Smith. Check out what they had to say about being conservative and what NeW at AU is doing to combat liberal bias on campus! What does it mean to you...

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