It’s Hard to Go Wrong when Following Your Passion

The National Conference for College Women Student Leaders leaves everyone involved — not just participants — with inspiration and motivation to accomplish anything we are passionate about. One of the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   2 Comments   |   June 12, 2009

Everyone Can Make a Difference

Each year, during the Women of Distinction Awards Ceremony at the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders, five outstanding women leaders and trailblazers are honored for their accomplishments and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   June 08, 2009

Volunteering and the First Amendment

Thursday morning, about 100 pre-conference attendees at the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders left the University of Maryland, College Park, in the mists of wet weather for downtown […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   June 05, 2009

Meet Gail Reimer: Founding Director of the Jewish Women’s Archive

Growing up, Gail Reimer, a 1984–85 American Fellow, knew she was going to have to do something more than just live her life. With two parents who had survived the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   May 29, 2009

Caring for the Earth

There are more than 50 workshops at the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL). A wide variety of topics — from body image to how to work in […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   May 28, 2009

Women in Congress: Student Government as a Pathway to Power

American University’s Women & Politics Institute has gathered some interesting research on women in Congress and student governments. The institute asked women currently serving in Congress if they had previously […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   May 12, 2009

The Peacemaker

Nontombi Naomi Tutu, one of the keynote speakers at this year’s NCCWSL, has dedicated her life to conflict resolution. I am eager to learn about her experiences with apartheid and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   April 27, 2009

What a Heroine

Tammy Duckworth is an incredibly brave woman who will be receiving a Women of Distinction award at this year’s National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL). Like Gen. Evelyn […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   April 16, 2009

We Need Male Allies

“Men are essential to feminism and to ending sexual assault. If they weren’t, we’d already have ended it.” — Jerin Alam, president, Hunter Women’s Rights Coalition, Hunter College, New York, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   2 Comments   |   April 16, 2009

Crusader for Women Worldwide

Ritu Sharma has led a life that would appeal to anyone interested in social change. Sharma will be one of our keynote speakers at the National Conference for College Women […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   April 07, 2009