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June 23, 2014 | Karin

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2014 NeW National Conference! And there were a lot of you.

The Conference kicked off with a Reception that included remarks by Congresswoman Susan Brooks. We had a packed house! It was great to see many old friends and also meet new people interested in our work. Thank you again to our wonderful Host Committee.


Friday, Katie Pavlich delivered an enlightening keynote speech to a big crowd. We had four panels—discussing policy and professional development. These will be be posted on YouTube later this month.


One of the best parts of the Conference for me was meeting our NeW chapter leaders from across the country and women who are interested in starting chapters. I am pleased to share our Award winners.


  • New chapter of the Year: American University
  • Chapter of the Year: University of Florida
  • Enlightened Woman of the Year: Krystal Hernandez (University of Florida)
  • NeW Woman of the Year: Kara Bloomer (NeW Alumnae Network)




We made two announcements.

NeW is pleased to announce our Essay Contest. More information is available here.

Also, NeW is partnering on a new online course, Sex, Lies & Women’s Studies. My lecture is now available.

If you enjoyed the National Conference, please attend one of our follow up events:

NeW DC Meeting: Join NeW DC, a growing network for young professional women in the DC area, for our June meeting on Wednesday, June 25, at 6:30 pm on The Heritage Foundation Roof Terrace.

Speed Networking: Take your networking to the next level with NeW’s Speed Networking Night on Thursday, July 10, from 6-8:00 pm!

Chapter Leader Dinner: Interested in starting a NeW Chapter? Attend dinner with established NeW women and prospective chapter leaders on Wednesday, July 16, from 6-7:00 pm.

Brunch with a Surprise NeW Author: Enjoy brunch with an author on the NeW Book List Saturday, July 26, from 11:30 am-1:30 pm. You don’t want to miss out on this!

I encourage anyone who thinks young women are a lost cause for conservatives to attend one of our events.

More pictures will be posted this month, check back for updates!

Thank you to everyone who made the Conference a success! I want to specifically thank the NeW team—Alyssa, Lauren, Elizabeth, Kendall, Diana, Tessa and Gabby. Thank you!


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