NeW Announces Winner of 2023 Essay Contest: Lena Branch

NeW is excited to announce the winner of the College Category of the 2023 Essay Contest, Lena Branch, a student at The University of Iowa. Congratulations, Lena! Read her winning piece in the Washington Examiner here. How did you hear about the 2023 Lead Like a Lady Essay Contest and why did you choose to participate in […]

NeW Announces Winner of 2023 Essay Contest: Beverly Richardson

NeW is excited to announce the winner of the High School Category of the 2023 Essay Contest, Beverly Richardson, a junior at Mechanicsville High School. Congratulations, Beverly! Read her winning piece in the Washington Examiner here. How did you hear about the 2023 Lead Like a Lady Essay Contest and why did you choose to participate […]

NeW Announces Winner of 2022 Essay Contest: Maya Tharoo

NeW is excited to announce the winner of the College Category of the 2022 Lead Like a Lady Essay Contest is Maya Tharoo, a freshman at Washington University in St. Louis. Congratulations, Maya! Read her winning piece in the Washington Examiner here. How did you hear about the 2022 Lead Like a Lady Essay Contest and why […]

“It’s never too early for conservative women to lead” by Karin Lips

This piece was originally published in the Washington Examiner on January 11, 2022. Many young people spend January implementing their New Year’s resolutions. The age group of people who were most likely (40%) to say they planned to make any 2022 resolutions was 18- to 29-year-olds. Whether it is to eat healthier, travel more, take up a hobby, […]

NeW Announces Winner of 2021 Essay Contest: Sydney King

NeW is excited to announce the winner of the High School Category of the 2021 NeW Essay Contest is Sydney King, a student at Nantucket High School. Congratulations, Sydney! Read her winning piece in the Washington Examiner here. How did you hear about the 2021 NeW Essay Contest and why did you choose to participate […]

NeW Announces Winner of 2021 Essay Contest: Sarah Montalbano

NeW is excited to announce the winner of the College Category of the 2021 NeW Essay Contest is Sarah Montalbano, a student at Montana State University. Congratulations, Sarah! Read her winning piece in the Washington Examiner here. How did you hear about the 2021 NeW Essay Contest and why did you choose to participate in […]

“Virtual learning negatively impacts kids” by Julia Canzano

This piece originally appeared in the Herald-Tribune on April 5, 2021. My mother is a kindergarten teacher who – like many educators across the country – was anxious to welcome her students and get back to teaching this school year. Her school in Florida has a student body of 300, and it has been open for in-person teaching […]

“Resist the equal pay day narrative” by Karin Lips

This piece originally appeared in the Washington Examiner on March 24, 2021.  Wednesday is Equal Pay Day — or the day that supposedly marks how far into this year women must work in order to earn as much as men did the previous year. The annual “holiday” is part of a larger narrative that women […]

“Can we just cancel the ‘cancel culture’?” by Ophelie Jacobson

This piece was originally published in the Herald-Tribune on March 7, 2021. Florida State University removed a statue of Francis Eppes VII, the former mayor of Tallahassee and grandson of Thomas Jefferson. Protesters in Chicago tried to tear down a statue of Christopher Columbus. A statue of President George Washington was vandalized and knocked down […]