Women’s Organization Announces Congresswoman Elise Stefanik as Thursday Keynote for National Conference

CONTACT: Kathryn Hopper, Communications Manager
April 23, 2019


WASHINGTON, DC — The Network of enlightened Women, known as NeW, is proud to announce the keynote speaker for the Fourteenth Annual National Conference Receptionis Congresswoman Elise Stefanik from New York’s 21st District. As the youngest Republican woman ever elected to Congress, Rep. Stefanik has led the way in encouraging other women to run for elected office and inspires young women. Congresswoman Stefanik will address the conference on Thursday, June 20 at an evening reception held at The Heritage Foundation.

The NeW National Conference is the nation’s premier women’s leadership conference for conservative college women held in Washington, DC. Throughout the two-day event, women will gather for policy sessions, one-on-one interviews, professional development workshops, and inspiring keynote addresses.

We are thrilled to have Congresswoman Stefanik speaking this year, showcasing that women run and win office to make a difference. At NeW, we believe in providing women the tools they need to be successful not only in college, but as they start their careers. The women we have scheduled to speak are sure to inspire the next generation of female leaders. We are proud to put together a program each year that encourages women to leave their mark on the world,” said Karin Lips, Founder and President of NeW.

Past conference speakers include Kellyanne Conway, Counselor to the President; Neomi Rao, United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; Mary Katharine Ham, CNN Contributor and senior writer at The Federalist; Marsha Blackburn, Senator from Tennessee; Katie Pavlich, editor at Townhall; Kate Obenshain, political commentator and author of Divider in Chief; and Christina Hoff Sommers, resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, among others.

The NeW National Conference has been featured in Glamour MagazineThe FederalistTownhallNational Review, and the Washington Examiner.

The complete schedule for the National Conference can be found here. For any media interested in attending and covering the conference in an official capacity, registration can be found here or you can contact Kathryn Hopper at kathryn@enlightenedwomen.org or 571-310-5388.

NeW is the nation’s premier organization for conservative and independent minded young women. NeW educates young women on conservative principles, cultivates a community in which to discuss and strengthen these ideas, and emboldens them to speak out on campus and in their communities.




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