NeW Leadership Course: How to Make the Case for Conservative Policies

Apply to participate in this exclusive three-month leadership course to learn how to make the case for how conservative policies benefit women by hearing directly from top conservative women leaders. You will have the opportunity to be mentored on how to become an effective advocate for conservative ideas through training on persuasion and communications techniques. You also will have the chance to learn about Opportunity Feminism, a new brand of feminism which seeks to maximize freedom so women can build the fulfilling and meaningful lives they want. By becoming more educated on conservative public policy proposals, you will finish the course able to confidently speak up for your views and provide an alternative to progressive feminism in the classroom, online, or in the public sphere.

This course will be conducted via Zoom. Participants will be required to attend five of the six sessions. In addition to growing your network of top conservative women leaders and learning how to advocate for conservative policies, course participants get extra benefits including:

  • The chance to sign-up for a one-on-one career or internship conversation with a NeW senior staff member 
  • A copy of Dana Perino’s book, Everything Will Be Okay: Life Lessons for Young Women (from a former Young Woman)  
  • A free sticker pack upon applying and attending the first session 
  • A letter of recommendation based on your performance and language to add to your resume and LinkedIn profile 
  • A certificate of completion 

Participants will have the opportunity to write an op-ed for publication or blog post (optional). Here are two of the pieces that were published last year, Other states should follow Michigan’s lead on occupational licensing reform and The Gender Wage Gap: Fact or Fiction? This course is not offered for college credit. The course is open to college students and professionals.

Fall 2022 sessions will be held on Tuesday evenings from 8-9pm and include discussions with women leaders in the conservative movement. Applications close Wednesday, August 24. 

Session One (September 6, 2022): Conservative Feminism: How Conservative Policies Can Give Women a Life They Love
Session Two (September 20, 2022): The Art of Persuasion: How to Make the Case for Conservative Policies (Workshop)
Session Three (October 4, 2022): All Politics is Local: Looking Beyond the Federal Government (Special Guest: Christina Sandefur, Executive Vice President at The Goldwater Institute)
Session Four (October 18, 2022): From the Classroom to the Office: How Conservative Women Can Excel in the Workplace (Special Guest: Kelsey Bolar, Senior Policy Analyst at Independent Women’s Forum)
Session Five (November 1, 2022): In the Halls of Power: How to Advocate for Changes at the Federal Level
Session Six (November 15, 2022): Leading with Purpose and Passion: Skills to Help You Grow as a Leader (Capstone session)


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