Fifty By Fifty: Action Plans

Fifty By Fifty: Action Plans

On the final day of the Institute delegates will focus on action plans for change. FRIDAY, JULY 19 Fifty By Fifty: Action Plans 8 am…

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Day 10: Responding to the Gender Gap in Public Service

Day 10: Responding to the Gender Gap in Public Service

This workshop will examine the gender gap in the public sector and discuss collective and individual strategies to address that gap. THURSDAY, JULY 18 Responding…

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The Power of Personal Narratives

The Power of Personal Narratives

After a long and hot day in Washington DC, we had a leisurely start to our day back here on Bryn Mawr’s Campus. During the…

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“Technology Is Not A Panacea. Technology Is A Tool”

“Technology Is Not A Panacea. Technology Is A Tool”

Remember the first time hearing the moans and groans of dial-up internet?  Remember hearing AIM doors opening and closing, of new instant messages popping up?…

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Day 9: Leveraging Technology as a Tool for Social Change

Day 9: Leveraging Technology as a Tool for Social Change

This day’s program will discuss how technologies can be leveraged to create an equal playing field for women, how media can be used a medium…

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Delegate Reflects on Visit to Washington, DC

Delegate Reflects on Visit to Washington, DC

After hours of walking around DC, meeting Congresswomen and having dinner at the Sri Lankan Abassador’s residence, I caught up with delegate Meena Sharma from…

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WPSP Goes to Washington

WPSP Goes to Washington

Excursion to Washington, D.C. where Delegates will hear from panelists at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for scholars, and visit Congress among other formative experiences…

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Starting Early to Build Female Leaders

Starting Early to Build Female Leaders

Hillary Rodham Clinton challenged the world to change the face of leadership and public service, urging that 50 percent of top positions be held by…

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Day in Philadelphia: “We Can’t Ever Forget, We Are All Human Beings”

Day in Philadelphia: “We Can’t Ever Forget, We Are All Human Beings”

During the Women in Public Service Institute, one of the most common questions I’ve been asked as a program assistant and very recent alumna of…

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Reflection on Day 5: Modernization and Development

Reflection on Day 5: Modernization and Development

Modernization was the focus of Professor Michael Allen in his riveting presentation on Day 5 of the Institute, entitled “From Conflict to Creating the Future We…

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