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On a Budget? You Can Still Come to NCCWSL!

You have made the excellent and life-changing decision to come to the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL), but now you’re wondering how to pay for it. Here are some easy steps to fit NCCWSL into your college student budget. Read more »

Blog   |   October 15, 2018

Introducing the 2019 NCCWSL Keynote
Roxane Gay: With One N

When Roxane Gay’s essay collection, Bad Feminist, hit the bestseller list in 2014, Gay became an overnight sensation. But her journey to success had been a long and winding road. […] Read more »

Blog   |   January 23, 2019

Women of Distinction 2019 Spotlight: Jane Marie Chen

Get to Know the 2019 NCCWSL Women of Distinction Name: Jane Marie Chen Occupation: Co-Founder of Embrace Innovations Education:  MBA, Stanford GSB MPA, Harvard Kennedy School of Government BA, Pomona College […] Read more »

Blog   |   January 16, 2019
Ashley Nell Tipton headshot

Women of Distinction 2019 Spotlight: Ashley Nell Tipton

Tipton’s big breakthrough came in 2015 when she competed on Project Runway – beating out her competitors and becoming the first designer in the show’s 14-season history to focus on fashion for the plus-size woman. Read more »

Blog   |   January 09, 2019

Women of Distinction 2019 Spotlight: Lauren Simmons

The 24 year old equity trader at the New York Stock Exchange is the youngest and only full-time female broker–and the second African American woman ever to work the floor. Read more »

Blog   |   January 07, 2019
Tarana Burke talking to a large crowd of women student leaders

Empowerment through Empathy: The Birth of the Me Too Movement

In October 2017, the #MeToo movement exploded on Twitter. Within weeks it had permeated social media, major news outlets, and everyday life. Some would say that the movement was born from a single tweet — but social justice activist Tarana Burke can tell you that the movement started years before that. Read more »

Blog   |   June 26, 2018