May 11, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Amber Downer
NETWORK OF ENLIGHTENED WOMEN ANNOUNCES PENNSYLVANIA STATE REPRESENTATIVE KATE KLUNK AS CONFERENCE KEYNOTE SPEAKER
WASHINGTON, DC—The Network of enlightened Women, known as NeW, announced that Kate Klunk, Pennsylvania State Representative for the 169th Legislative District of southern York County, will deliver the keynote address at the 2018 Young Women’s Leadership Retreat in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
“We are excited to have Representative Klunk
Prior to serving in the Pennsylvania legislature, Klunk graduated from Hanover High School where she was the class of 2000 Valedictorian and attended Dickinson College earning a B.A. cum laude in economics, history, and public policy studies. After graduation, Klunk moved to Washington, DC where she worked in the White House under George W. Bush as a member of his National Economic team and as a member of the communications team. Following her time at the White House, Klunk attended Dickinson School of Law at Pennsylvania State University where she received her J.D.
Confirmed speakers at the Retreat include:
Sheila Tate, Former Press Secretary to Nancy Reagan and author of Lady in Red
Beth Anne Mumford, Pennsylvania State Director for Americans for Prosperity
Emily Jashinsky, Commentary Writer at the Washington Examiner
Karin Lips, Founder and President of NeW
Dr. David Hogsette, Professor of English and Writing, Program Director, Grove City College
Katie Yoder, Associate Culture Editor, Media Research Center
Jonathan Wolfson, Litigation Attorney at McGuire Woods
Kendall Wolfson, Director of Operations for NeW and author of Sweet Dreams, UVA
The 2018 NeW Young Women’s Leadership Retreat will be held at Bryn Mawr College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from July 26-29, 2018. This exclusive Retreat offers two tracks: one for rising college freshmen (current high school seniors) and one for current college students.
Students will have the opportunity to participate in public speaking and debate workshops, learn to develop their networking and interviewing skills, and join a national network of outstanding leaders. Attendees will develop skills to help them thrive academically and professionally, all while having fun and building friendships. In addition, students will learn about national issues such as equal pay, health care reform, and how to make the government more effective.
NeW is the nation’s premier organization for conservative university women. Started as a book club in 2004 at the University of Virginia, NeW has expanded to campuses across the nation, teaching conservative principles, creating open forums for debate, and training young women to speak out on campus and in their communities. In addition, NeW hosts a National Conference, The Gentlemen Showcase, and professional development trainings.
For press inquiries, please contact Amber Downer amber@enlightenedwomen.