WHAT IS NEW LEADERSHIP OREGON?
NEW Leadership™ Oregon (NLO) is the award-winning women’s leadership development program housed at the Center for Women’s Leadership at Portland State University. Open to all women enrolled at any university/college in the state of Oregon, NLO educates and encourages outstanding college women to develop paths towards leadership. If you know women who would be interested in participating in the program, please encourage them to apply. Applications are due by February 16th, 2015. The program runs from June 18-23, 2015 at PSU.
WHAT DO NLO PARTICIPANTS LEARN?
NEW Leadership Oregon teaches leadership through action. Participants:
- 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, art and the community.
- Learn a set of skills designed specifically to prepare college women for public leadership.
By participating in the NEW Leadership™ Oregon program, college women find out how and why to develop their own leadership skills through interaction with Oregon’s past and present women officeholders, business leaders, nonprofit leaders, policy specialists, innovators and activists. Hands-on skills-building workshops teach women to lead by taking action. Apply here.
HOW DO STUDENTS APPLY?
Applications are due Feb. 16th, 2015. Applications are available online here. If you have any questions please feel free to contact Mariana Lindsay at the Center for Women’s Leadership at 503-725-2895.