Monday, March 05, 2007

NEW Leadership Puget Sound

NEW (National Education for Women's) Leadership Puget Sound is an intensive six-day institute to be held June 11-16, 2007 at the Talaris Conference Center in Seattle.

The NEW Leadership curriculum is designed to:

  • Cultivate leadership skills
  • Connect participants with women leaders who make a difference in civic life and the public sphere
  • Help students explore the demands and rewards of leadership in a diverse society
  • Empower students to practice leadership through action

During the institute students will:

  • Meet with interesting and active women who are leaders in their communities, non-profit organizations, local and state government, and businesses
  • Receive interactive skills training on public speaking, fundraising, negotiation & conflict resolution, diversity and networking
  • Develop valuable social networks with peers and mentors

Any undergraduate who attends a two-year college or a four-year university in the Puget Sound region (or has a permanent address in the Puget Sound area) and is enrolled for the 2006-2007 academic school year is eligible to apply. Graduates of the institute will be eligible to receive information and assistance to help them continue to grow as leaders through involvement with the NEW Leadership Alumnae Association.

For more information and application materials, go to

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