Posted on January 20, 2014 by Cecilia Bianco
If you are a college-enrolled woman interested in developing your leadership skills, look no further! National Education for Women’s Leadership Oregon (NLO) wants you to join its ranks in 2014. NLO is an award-winning women’s leadership development program based at PSU in the Center for Women, Politics and Policy. NLO’s mission is to educate and encourage outstanding college women to develop a path towards leadership.
Modeled after the esteemed leadership program at Rutgers University, NLO strives to teach leadership through action and offers participants a variety of opportunities to ensure this takes place. NLO members:
Practice public speaking, planning, organizing, and networking to address real social problems.
Draw on the expertise of seasoned coaches and the experiences of women leaders in government, business, science, and the community.
Learn a set of skills designed specifically to prepare college women for public leadership.
This program offers a unique opportunity to interact with Oregon’s past and present women officeholders, business leaders, policy specialists, and activists. Members learn from women in leadership roles to allow them to discover how to develop their own skills and then put them into practice in hands-on skill-building workshops.
Not only will this program benefit your path towards leadership, it is also an excellent chance to jumpstart your transition into a career. NLO participants attend Bridge Sessions to discuss issues topics of wage negotiation, board service, and career enhancement with several opportunities for networking and mentoring.
NLO is dedicated to inspiring, educating, and supporting the next generation of women leaders to prepare them to meet the complex issues and challenges ahead. Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to prepare yourself for the future.
NLO is open to college women enrolled at any college in the state of Oregon. Applications are due Feb. 6, so apply soon! Any questions regarding the program or the application, contact Mariana Lindsay at 503.725.2895 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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