Network of enlightened Women and the Washington Examiner Partner to Empower Young Female Writers

CONTACT: Kathryn Alford, Communications Manager Andie Gage, Marketing Associate FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 19, 2021 NETWORK OF ENLIGHTENED WOMEN AND THE WASHINGTON EXAMINER PARTNER TO EMPOWER YOUNG FEMALE WRITERS WASHINGTON, DC — Last year marked several historic moments for women, including a record number of women elected to Congress, the election of our first female Vice […]

“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 […]

Women’s Organization Questions Equal Pay Day Narrative

CONTACT: Kathryn Alford, Communications Manager 571-310-5388 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 24, 2021 WOMEN’S ORGANIZATION QUESTIONS EQUAL PAY DAY NARRATIVE WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives is holding a hearing in the Committee on Oversight and Reform titled, “Honoring ‘Equal Pay Day’: Examining the Long-Term Economic Impacts of Gender Inequality.” In the hearing description, the […]

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 […]

Women Reflect On How the 19th Amendment Has Impacted America

CONTACT: Kathryn Alford, Communications Manager 571-310-5388 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 26, 2020 WOMEN REFLECT ON HOW THE 19TH AMENDMENT HAS IMPACTED AMERICA WASHINGTON, DC — Today marks the 100th Anniversary of the certification of the 19th Amendment and women winning the right to vote in America. Leading up to this moment, trailblazers of the […]

Celebrating 100 Years of Women Voting – What We Can Learn From Them by Hannah Lyon

100 years ago, the 19th Amendment was ratified, forever changing our country. Women, who’s voices had never truly been heard before, suddenly had a say in our country’s future. The constituency of voters in the United States grew exponentially. Politicians would now have to consider the female perspective on the issues they were voting for, […]

Celebrating 100 Years of Women Voting – Women Who Shattered The Glass Ceiling

To celebrate the passage of the 19th Amendment and women’s suffrage this week, here at NeW we’re celebrating 10 women who shattered the “glass ceiling.” Check out how these incredible women impacted American history. Sandra Day O’Connor was the first woman to sit on the Supreme Court, nominated by Ronald Reagan. She is famously quoted […]

“Biden should pick the best person for the job — not the best woman” by Karin Lips

This piece was originally published by The Hill on August 3, 2020. Women achieve equality in life and in politics when they succeed based on merit, not because a man decides that a woman should have the job. Last week, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden announced his agenda for women, which includes a renewed commitment to select a […]

2020 Essay Contest Now Open

Would you like to earn a scholarship for college and have a chance to have your writing published? NeW is excited to announce the 2020 NeW Essay Contest is now open and accepting applications. This year’s scholarship contest celebrates the centennial anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, giving women the […]