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Danielle Feinberg, Director of Photography for Lighting at Pixar

Woman of Distinction 2017 Spotlight: Danielle Feinberg

Danielle Feinberg, a director of photography for Pixar doesn’t wait for her destiny; she creates it. Read more »

Blog   |   January 12, 2017

Woman of Distinction 2017 Spotlight: Amanda Nguyen

Deputy White House liaison, nonprofit founder, aspiring astronaut, and key player behind a piece of 2016 federal sexual assault legislation, Amanda Nguyen has been busy since she graduated from Harvard just a few years ago. Recently, her career path has focused on fighting for the rights of sexual assault survivors. Read more »

Blog   |   December 20, 2016

Woman of Distinction 2017 Spotlight: Crystal Valentine

2017 NCCWSL Woman of Distinction Crystal Valentine was a quiet kid, once describing her younger self as “painfully shy.” But this now world-ranked women poet is sharing her words for the world to hear. Read more »

Blog   |   December 06, 2016

Life Lessons from NCCWSL Keynoter Franchesca Ramsey

On stage as the final keynote speaker at this year’s NCCWSL, Franchesca Ramsey recounted a tale about two friends who were heading to a party. To get there, they had to go under a fence, which the caterpillar easily slid under. Unfortunately, the snail’s shell was too big to fit under the fence. Read more »

Blog   |   June 27, 2016

When Breaking the Rules Is the Best Policy

Kelly Tsai has a lifetime of experience with feeling out of place. Growing up the Asian American daughter of immigrants in the Midwest, she told a ballroom full of college women, “There was not a place for me where I made sense. … Make some noise if you can relate.”

The room erupted. Read more »

Blog   |   June 03, 2016

Map Your Experience at NCCWSL!

Use these tips to make your way around the University of Maryland, College Park, campus. Read more »

Blog   |   May 25, 2016