Women In Leadership is an opportunity for undergraduate men and women to work interactively with an experienced practitioner of politics and gain insight into the way Washington, DC works. The semester brings students to Washington, DC for a first-hand look at the political process. The semester long program includes campus meetings as well as trips to Washington, D.C. for a first-hand meetings, seminars and panel discussions.
Spring 2013 Application
Led by Jennifer Donahue, students will meet for discussions focusing on a new topic related to Women in Politics, attend sessions in Washington, D. C., and, once a month, students will attend dinners and Lunch and Learns where they will engage in political discussion on topical political news. The program will culminate in a symposium where students will present semester-long research projects.
Donahue regularly provides live commentary for MSNBC's Hardball, CNN's American Morning and Anderson Cooper360 and appears frequently on ABC World News Tonight and Nightline, CBS Evening News and NBC Nightly News. Donahue is regularly quoted in the New York Times, Washington Post, Newsweek, USA Today, and The Boston Globe. Donahue is a featured contributor for The Huffington Post, and provides commentary for numerous radio networks, including National Public Radio.