2013 Iowa NEW Leadership Institute

2013 Summer Institute • May 20 – 24, 2013

Changing the Face of Public Leadership

What is Iowa N.E.W. Leadership?

Iowa N.E.W. Leadership is an intensive 5-day residential institute designed to empower women across the political spectrum and increase the participation of underrepresented groups in all sectors of public leadership.

The Institute experience is built around a challenging curriculum that develops knowledge and skill in key areas, including: strategic communication, policy analysis, philanthropy, negotiation, community development, professional sustainability, relationship-building, productive engagement with difference, conflict and collaboration.

Developed by the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University in 1991, the NEW Leadership ™ network currently includes 21 colleges and universities serving women in 25 states.

The University of Iowa joined in 2007 and will hold its sixth Summer Institute May 20 – 24, 2013.

Who is eligible to apply?

• Women students enrolled at the UNIVERSITY OF IOWA
• Women enrolled in ANY post-secondary academic institution in Iowa
• Women Iowa residents attending colleges or universities OUTSIDE the state
• Women students (as listed above) pursuing degrees in ANY academic discipline

For more information, go to http://www.uiowa.edu/~wrac/faq.shtml or contact:  Megan Schwalm, Program Coordinator,

Women’s Resource and Action Center  (319) 335-1486 or at  wrac-newleadership@uiowa.edu

The 2013 Iowa NEW Leadership Program Brochure can be found at http://www.scribd.com/doc/115071779/2013-in-l-Brochure