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WLP Launches New Near-Peer Mentorship

WLP Launches New Near-Peer Mentorship

July 27, 2022

This summer, several WLP alumni have worked on collaborative and individual projects as part of the Juliet Moser Internship program.

Shreenithi Venkataraman

Shreenithi Venkataraman on How Researching with Professor Barlow Prepared Her for the Future

July 18, 2022

WLP alum Shreenithi Venkataraman shares how her time as a research assistant with WLP professor Dr. Barlow helped prepare her academically and professionally.

Kate Dressel

Kate Dressel: Building Confidence & Seeking Opportunities

June 16, 2022

Former GEB cohort member Kate Dressel reflects upon how her experience in WLP has helped her in her professional path.

Nicole Turtle

Nicole Turtle: Interning at American Enterprise Institute

May 19, 2022

Working as an intern at the American Enterprise Institute was a wonderful experience — one that was made possible by the Humphries Scholarship Award.

Director Lauren Onkey, Dean Dayna Bowen Matthew, and Dean Alyssa Ayers

Leading GW in the 21st Century

April 26, 2022

The Women’s Leadership Program invited some of GW’s influential deans to be our special guest panelists for our “Leading GW in the 21st Century” symposium.

Emma Anderson

Emma Anderson

April 15, 2022

In an interview, WLP class of 2016 alumni Emma Anderson discussed the challenges and strengths of her time in Nairobi, Kenya.

Students standing in front of zoom speakers

Vinca LaFleur & Sarada Peri

April 14, 2022

On March 24th, former President speech writers Sarada Peri and Vinca LaFleur spoke with the Women’s Leadership Program about their careers and gave helpful advice about the reality of making

Elizabeth Linsenmayer

Elizabeth Linsenmayer: Interning at the Bureau of Counterterrorism

April 08, 2022

Hello! My name is Elizabeth (Lizzy) Linsenmayer, and I am a junior majoring in International Affairs with minors in Peace Studies and Arabic.

Kalpana Vissa

Kalpana: from SMH to the White House

March 10, 2022

Kalpana Vissa (WLP class of 2015) reflects on her lasting experience in WLP and its application to her professional career both at GW and across government agencies.

Claire headshot while sitting in playground

Building a School in Myanmar

February 03, 2022

    Claire Lwin (‘24, WLP ‘21) demonstrates the pinnacle of leadership: bringing freedom and opportunities to those that lost their privileges.

Collage of three photos of Kyra Armstrong and two friends who were also in WLP

Kyra Armstrong's future in theatre

January 27, 2022

Women’s Leadership Program alum, Kyra Armstrong is now in her second year as a graduate student at Columbia University.

Guest Speakers: Nan Aron, Judy Waxman, Alison Jones and Takina Wilson

Women's Reproductive Rights

December 08, 2021

During a previous symposium, guest panelists Judy Waxman, Takina Wilson, Nan Aron, and Alison Jones spoke on the challenges of women’s health and reproductive rights today, and the importance

Student Rhys Chambers photo

Rhys Chambers leading women in SRIF

November 16, 2021

Rhys Chambers is an analyst for The Socially Responsible Investment Fund (SRIF), which entails basic research on the various companies and learning about our current portfolio.

Kaitlynn Slattery's headshot

Kaitlynn Slattery; Alumni Assists on Breakthrough Medical Research

November 16, 2021

Kaitlynn Slattery is a senior at The George Washington University, majoring in Biology as a premed student, with a minor in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.

Lucy Hastings in her trips with the Global Scholar's Program

Lucy Hastings, the World Traveller

November 16, 2021

Former WLP and IAC student Lucy Hastings is currently studying abroad in Paris, France with the Global Bachelor's Program.