About Us

The Elizabeth J. Somers Women's Leadership Program (WLP) is a selective, year-long, living and learning program for freshmen women of any school at the George Washington University. WLP students have the benefit of small classes, close contact with faculty and women in leadership roles, and strong community ties within the program.

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WLP Student Highlights

Deliberate Dedication - Kethelyn Papp

Read Kethelyn Papp's blog about how she managed working on an independent project while traveling abroad

Chloe King '19 & Erin McGeoy (GWSB Alum)

"Chloe King '19 - Awarded a Fulbright Research Grant to Indonesia for 2019-2020"

"Chloe King '19 (WLP 2015 IP Cohort) was recently awarded a Fulbright Research Grant to Indonesia for 2019-2020, as well as a Projects for Peace Fellowship in Timor-Leste for the summer of 2019; her research during both projects will focus on sustainable tourism as an alternative livelihood for both women and fishermen.

Communication is Key -Kethelyn Papp

Read Kethelyn Papp's blog on communication while studying abroad