Call for Guest Speakers during National Education For Women's Leadership 2018 Summer Program

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If you are interested in volunteering as a Guest Speaker for the National Education for Women's (N.E.W.) Leadership Nevada 2018 Summer Institute hosted by the Women's Research Institute of Nevada (WRIN), our call for speakers opens up in December. Speaking opportunities for NEW Leadership Nevada Program, begin on Sunday June 4, 2018 and commencing on June 8, 2018. If chosen as a guest speaker or panelist, a time in the first week of June will be assigned to you during that duration for your talk. Due to the volume of the speakers, you may be placed on a panel because time is a bit limited during the intense leadership training. This is a volunteer position and we thank you for imparting knowledge and service to Nevada's aspiring women leaders.

The centerpiece of the N.E.W. Leadership program is a 6-day summer institute that brings together 25 college students from across the state to learn about civic participation from accomplished women leaders. Students meet formally and informally with  leaders, mentors, and different career professionals through a series of panels, lectures, and interactive workshops and create lasting networks and mentoring relationships. Speaking topics may include a focus:

-Politics and Running for Office
-Social Justice
-Science and Innovation
-Non-Profit Work
-Arts and Performance
-Leadership Strategy & Training
-Self Care, Yoga Meditation, & Mediation Methods
-Financial Literacy
-Social Causes
-Bi-Partisan Work
-Community Service
-Work Place Equity and Professionalism
-Gender related Research
-Group Icebreakers
-Open to new ideas! Welcome to innovate and educate us and our students!

Our google form application and send a short video explaining yourself, your career, and one main reason about why you would like to speak during 2018 N.E.W. Leadership Nevada will be required. Videos can be sent by attaching the link to the application and/or through an email to or Facebook messaged on Videos do not need to be of high production value and they should not exceed more than 3 minutes long. If you have any questions, email and/or call 702-895-2902.

This application is due January 31, 2018. Notifications for guest speaker acceptance will be by February 14, 2018.

Nov. 21, 2017