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2017 National Conference

Register now for the 2017 National Conference and apply today for a travel scholarship! Surround yourself with leading women of the conservative movement by joining us for our 12th Annual NeW National Conference on June 22-24, 2017 in Washington, DC at The Heritage Foundation.

We are pleased to announce that Kellyanne Conway, Counselor to the President, will be the keynote speaker at the 2017 National Conference. Prior to working in The White House, Conway was a Republican campaign manager and strategist. She was the first female to successfully manage a presidential campaign. She also was president and CEO of The Polling Company Inc./Woman Trend. View the full list of speakers below.

We look forward to you joining us for networking with top conservative and pro-liberty leaders, authors, and policy experts. In addition to our student leaders, alumnae, members, and supporters of all ages from across the country will attend.

All media should contact Diana Stancy at diana@enlightenedwomen.org for any questions.

View the 2017 conference agenda here to get an idea of what to expect.

2017 National Conference Speakers

Kellyanne Conway
Counselor to the President
The Honorable Rebecca Kleefisch
Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin
Mary Katharine Ham
CNN Contributor and Senior Writer at The Federalist
Kristen Soltis Anderson
CoFounder, Echelon Insights
Romina Boccia
Deputy Director, Thomas A. Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies at The Heritage Foundation
Mona Charen
Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center
Diana Furchtgott-Roth
Director, Economics21 at the Manhattan Institute
Leslie Hiner
Vice President of Programs, EdChoice
Karin Agness Lips
Founder and President, NeW
Gabby Morrongiello
Washington Bureau Chief of the New York Post
Sally Pipes
President and CEO of the Pacific Research Institute
Mercedes Schlapp
Fox News Contributor and Columnist for The Washington Times
Carrie Severino
Chief Counsel and Policy Director of the Judicial Crisis Network
Erica Suares
Policy Advisor to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell
Alison Acosta Winters
Senior Research Fellow in Economic Freedom at the Charles Koch Institute
Genevieve Wood
Senior Fellow in Communications at The Heritage Foundation and Senior Contributor to The Daily Signal
Kendall Wolfson
Director of Operations at NeW

2017 National Conference Co-Sponsors

The Heritage Foundation
EdChoice
Generation Opportunity Institute
America's Future Foundation
Foundation for Economic Education
Foundation for Individual Rights in Education
The Fund for American Studies
Grassroots Leadership Academy
The Leadership Institute
Conservative Book Club
Young Conservatives Coalition

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Schedule

The 2017 NeW National Conference will be held June 22-23 at The Heritage Foundation. Click here to view the full conference schedule:

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