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Women of Distinction 2018 Spotlight: Simone Askew

In August 2017, Cadet Simone Askew made history when she was appointed as the first captain of West Point’s Corps of Cadets. For almost 200 years, student leadership at West Point looked about the same: white and male. Askew is the fifth woman and fifth African American to ever hold the position, but she’s the first black woman ever to do so. Read more »

Blog   |   February 22, 2018

How to Be Heard: Asserting Yourself!

Women have been historically underrepresented in leadership, especially at the highest levels. Read more »

Blog   |   February 22, 2018

See It, Be It: 5 Ways to Lift Up Women Leaders

You may have heard Gloria Steinem’s famous phrase, “If we can’t see it, we can’t be it.” In thinking about a potential education or career path, many women need to […] Read more »

Blog   |   February 12, 2018

Five Tips on How to Persist after Failure

Over my three years as a victim advocate and educator at American University I’ve worked closely with hundreds of college women. Read more »

Blog   |   January 31, 2018

How to Land the Ideal Letter of Recommendation

So you’re advancing yourself professionally — good for you! Whether you’re applying for a new job, grant, or volunteer position, a strong letter of recommendation goes a long way. Here […] Read more »

Blog   |   January 25, 2018

What’s New in 2018: Hands-on Workshops

Each year, the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) strives to teach our attendees leadership skills through our extensive workshop curricula. This year, we are proud to offer […] Read more »

Blog   |   January 12, 2018