A Little Thanks Can Make a Big Difference with Kathryn Alford

I may be old-school, but I love sending hand-written notes to people to wish them a happy birthday, congratulate them on a major achievement, or sometimes even just to say hello to a good friend I haven’t talked to in a while. One way this love of cards has particularly served me well in my […]

Establishing a Routine for Working From Home with Ericka Andersen

When I started working from home 7 years ago, it was a strange shift. I’d been working in professional office environments for nearly 8 years and working from home had always felt like a dream. No commute? No required wardrobe? Snacking anytime? You learn very quickly that working from home isn’t exactly as you imagine […]

Communicating in the Workplace with Rhachel Toombs

I often find that those who try and fail (and use failure to improve and try again) are some of the best advice givers. In that vein, I may be qualified to talk about communication not because I manage a team of almost 20, but because I’ve learned how not to communicate (read here, “made […]

Outdated Licensing is Holding Women Back

CONTACT: Kathryn Alford, Communications Manager [email protected] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 5, 2022 OUTDATED LICENSING IS HOLDING WOMEN BACK WASHINGTON, DC — Outdated occupational licensing rules are failing women in America. In states such as Tennessee, Maryland, Ohio, Missouri, and Maine, outdated licensing rules are making it difficult for part-time lawyers – many of whom are women – to remain in the workforce. […]

4 Tips for Engaging Your Audience with Julia Canzano

For many, giving a speech to a crowd is intimidating and an opportunity they run from. An estimated 73% of people have a fear of public speaking. However, with time and practice you can become a persuasive speaker that can win over any audience. Here are four tips to help you engage your audience and […]

How to Find a Mentor with Ladan Nowrasteh

When I was young and people asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up, I said what most kids say – a veterinarian. Why, you ask? Was it my love of zoology or science? Was it because I was a pet-less (thanks, mom and dad) kid desperate to be around animals? It […]

Women’s Organization Celebrates Women’s History Month

CONTACT: Kathryn Alford, Communications Manager [email protected] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 31, 2022 WOMEN’S ORGANIZATION CELEBRATES WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH WASHINGTON, DC — The Network of enlightened Women, known as NeW, is dedicated to educating, equipping, and empowering young conservative women. In honor of Women’s History Month, NeW women celebrated women in engaging and creative ways. To close out […]

2022 Gentleman of the Year Announced

CONTACT: Kathryn Alford, Communications Manager [email protected] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 4, 2022 2022 GENTLEMAN OF THE YEAR ANNOUNCED WASHINGTON, DC — Showing civility in politics and leadership and respect for those with whom you disagree is becoming a rarity. This year, the Network of enlightened Women, known as NeW, celebrated gentlemen across the country who demonstrate service, […]

Women’s Organization Responds to President’s Commitment on Supreme Court Nomination

CONTACT: Kathryn Alford, Communications Manager [email protected] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 27, 2022 WOMEN’S ORGANIZATION RESPONDS TO PRESIDENT’S COMMITMENT ON SUPREME COURT NOMINATION WASHINGTON, DC — With the announcement of Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer’s retirement and President Joe Biden’s commitment to nominating a Black woman to fill the seat, Karin Lips, President of the Network of enlightened […]

Governor Scott Walker Named 2022 Honorary Gentleman

CONTACT: Kathryn Alford, Communications Manager [email protected] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 19, 2022 GOVERNOR SCOTT WALKER NAMED 2022 HONORARY GENTLEMAN WASHINGTON, DC — Showing civility in politics and leadership and respect for those with whom you disagree is becoming a rarity. The Network of enlightened Women, known as NeW, is hosting the 12th Annual Gentlemen Showcase, celebrating […]