Congresswoman-Elect Jen Kiggans Shares Why She Decided to Run for Congress

The Network of enlightened Women is proud of our mission to educate young women on the conservative leaders in our nation. We do this by providing professional development and educational opportunities to our students. NeW hosted Congresswoman-Elect Jen Kiggans (R-VA) who provided leadership advice for young conservative women.   You can find a transcript highlighting […]

2021 NeW Essay Contest Now Open

Would you like a shot at earning a $500 scholarship and the chance to get your work published? NeW is excited to announce that the annual NeW Essay Contest is NOW OPEN and accepting applications from female high school seniors and college undergraduates. This year’s scholarship contest celebrates the historic accomplishments of women last year, […]

NeW at Xavier University Recruits Members with Headshots and Popsicles

In September, NeW at Xavier University hosted their first meeting on campus and invited first-year students and other interested women on campus to join them for popsicles. They took this time to introduce women to their chapter and shared about what it was like to get involved in NeW. They were thrilled with the great […]

NeW at College of Charleston Hosts Brunch to Kick Off the Fall Semester

NeW at College of Charleston kicked off its 2020 fall semester with a beautiful brunch at Café Framboise, a French crêperie in the city. Seven of the chapter’s women gathered on Saturday, September 25 for an exciting preview of upcoming events planned for the school year. While there, Madison Kutruff, NeW Campus Program Coordinator, also […]

NeW at Xavier University Hosts Empowering Movie Night on Campus

The women of NeW at Xavier University partnered with the school’s Student Activities Council to host Movie Madness, an outdoor movie night, on September 4. The theme of the event was women’s empowerment, and the 131 attendees watched A League of Their Own, a film based on the real-life All-American Girls Professional Baseball League in […]

Empowering Women Around the World by Charlotte Townsend

On August 12, I attended a webinar hosted by The Heritage Foundation called A Conversation on the Successes of the Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative (W-GDP). This was an informative and timely discussion, as panelists discussed the Trump Administration’s initiative, spearheaded by First Daughter and White House Advisor, Ivanka Trump, that was first launched […]

Event Spotlight: NeW at the University of Virginia hosts Karin Lips

On September 2, NeW at the University of Virginia hosted their first event for the fall 2020 semester. Due to campus event restrictions in the age of COVID-19, the event was hosted virtually so each woman attended over Zoom. The chapter brought in Karin Lips, President of NeW, as they celebrated NeW’s 16th Anniversary this […]