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There Wasn’t a Blueprint for These Women’s Success. They Had to Draw One.

“It’s important to honor and respect your past, but it’s never too late to become what you were meant to be,” said Women of Distinction Award recipient Amanda Simpson. All of the women onstage that night had to draw their own blueprints for leadership. Read more »

Blog   |   May 29, 2015

Amanda Simpson Leads the Army’s Energy Initiatives, Flies Planes, and Makes History

From driving innovation in aerospace technology to fighting for the rights of the LGBT community, our 2015 Woman of Distinction Amanda Simpson knows what it means to be a leader. Read more »

Blog   |   April 07, 2015

Meet the Toymaker Who Is Disrupting the Pink Aisle

As an engineer and founder of the innovative toy company GoldieBlox, 2015 Woman of Distinction Debbie Sterling aims to disrupt the pink aisle and inspire a future generation of female engineers with toys that are fun. Read more »

Blog   |   February 26, 2015

2015 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders Workshop Proposals

The 2015 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) will offer more than 50 dynamic, skill-building workshops for students to attend on Friday, May 29. Read more »

Blog   |   December 08, 2014
Deanna Zandt uses her hands to gesture during her speech at NCCWSL. A slideshow with #YesAllWomen and tweets in her background.

How to Make a Leadership Blueprint, from Deanna Zandt

Coming out of college, Deanna Zandt had no idea where her career path would take her. Sixteen years later, she is a successful media technologist who promotes social justice causes. Read more »

Blog   |   June 09, 2014

Sometimes, You Show Up for Work and Make History

Hattie Kauffman, one of five Women of Distinction speakers who gave advice to 900 college women leaders, gratefully remembered a “lady of distinction” in her life. Read more »

Blog   |   June 06, 2014