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Monthly Archives: November 2017

PLEN 2017: Law and Legal Advocacy

PLEN 2017: Law and Legal Advocacy

From  Thursday October 19 – Saturday October 21, WILL students Brittany Cruz, Genesis Lopez, and Rachel Smith attended a PLEN seminar in Washington D.C.  sponsored by the Women In Learning and Leadership Advisory Board. The seminar on Law and Legal Advocacy described the differences between private sector, non-profit, and governmental law. In addition, topics that were discussed included careers in Public policy, the usefulness of going to law school, and careers on Capitol Hill. Overall, the the Public Leadership Education Network aims to encourage young women in positions of Public Policy and careers many women way feel they are underqualified for.