2023 Leadership Retreat

The Network of enlightened Women hosted our 2023 Leadership Retreat in Washington, DC on August 4-6. More than 75 NeW chapter leaders from across the country gathered in the nation’s capital for three days of training on how to better articulate conservative principles on campus and learn how to recruit new members, engage existing members, […]

2023 NeW Leadership Retreat Recap

The Network of enlightened Women hosted our 2023 Leadership Retreat in Washington, DC on August 4-6. More than 75 NeW chapter leaders from across the country gathered in the nation’s capital for three days of training on how to better articulate conservative principles on campus and learn how to recruit new members, engage existing members, […]

Women Learn To Advocate For Themselves at the NeW Leadership Retreat

On the final morning of the 2022 NeW Leadership Retreat, the women gathered in the conference room for breakfast and one final speaker session. The final speaker session was a two-person panel that included Amanda Covo, CEO of Teneo, and Simone Ledeen, Principal at Perimus Consulting, LLC.   Both women are at the top of […]

Chapter Leaders Motivated at Leadership Retreat to Get Involved by Stacy Hock

At the Network of enlightened Women 2022 Leadership Retreat, chapter leaders from across the nation heard from inspirational conservative speakers about topics varying from leadership within our communities to professional development. One of the speakers was Stacy Hock, a private investor, and former Texas GOP Victory 2020 Chairwoman, who spoke about becoming a generation of […]

Ellen Troxclair Inspires Women to Step Up at the NeW Leadership Retreat

At the Network of enlightened Women’s 2022 Leadership Retreat in Austin, Texas, Ellen Troxclair offered remarks surrounding advocacy and advice for young conservative women. Ellen Troxclair is an author of the book Step Up! How to Advocate Like a Woman, small business owner, non-profit leader, former Austin City Council Member, mom, and proven conservative.  Troxclair’s political career […]

Conservative Women Are Encouraged To Pursue Their Dreams At The NeW Leadership Retreat

After a long and exciting day of learning about professional development, the benefits of conservative policies for women, and how to strengthen their NeW chapters on campus, NeW chapter leaders at the 2022 Leadership Retreat in Austin, Texas were delighted to round out their day hearing from keynote speaker, Allie Beth Stuckey. Allie Beth Stuckey, […]

Leaders Educated on Criminal Justice Reform at the NeW Leadership Retreat

At the Network of enlightened Women’s 2022 Leadership Retreat, Julie Warren, Director of State Initiatives for Right on Crime and Right on Crime’s State Director for Tennessee, addressed campus chapter leaders on conservative solutions to criminal justice reform.  Warren started off her talk by highlighting that conservatives think the criminal justice system isn’t working, but […]

Empowering Conservative College Leaders at the NeW Leadership Retreat

Before the school year kicked off, NeW chapter leaders from across the United States come together in Austin, TX for the NeW Leadership Retreat from Friday, August 5 to Sunday, August 7. The NeW Leadership Retreat gives conservative women an opportunity to build relationships with other like-minded women, prepare for the academic year ahead, and […]

Defining Ourselves: Emma and Cabot Phillips’ Message to Young Conservatives

“You guys are conservative women — the entire country tries to define you. You need to define yourselves. They will do it if you don’t,” Cabot Phillips cautioned his audience of conservative, college-aged women at the NeW 2021 Leadership Retreat last month. Phillips and his wife Emma have both made names for themselves in the […]

Professor Mary Kate Cary Makes a Compelling Case for Conservatism

At the Network of enlightened Women’s 2021 Leadership Retreat, Mary Kate Cary, former speechwriter for President George W. Bush and practitioner senior fellow with the Miller Center at the University of Virginia, addressed campus chapter leaders on what it means to be a conservative in America, the future of conservatism, and how to make a […]

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