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NEW Leadership™ New Jersey          

NEW Leadership™ New Jersey is scheduled for June 4-9, 2015
at the Eagleton Institute of Politics.

NEW Leadership™ New Jersey is a bi-partisan, residential program to educate college women about the political process and teach them to become effective leaders in their communities.

NEWL NJ 2013 New Jersey Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno with NEW Leadership™ New Jersey class of 2104 in Trenton.
"This program really energized me and gave me new perspectives on politics and women in politics."

NEW Leadership™ is open to undergraduates enrolled in any New Jersey college or university or New Jersey residents attending out of state schools. Each year about 35 women are selected to attend.

Slideshow from NEW Leadership™ NJ 2014

During the NEW Leadership™ you will:
  • Meet with successful women leaders . . . more
  • Participate in hands-on skills building workshops . . . more
  • Learn how be an effective advocate for issues you care about . . . more
  • Meet women who share your commitment to making a difference . . . more
NEW Leadership NJ 2014 students in
New Jersey State Senate chambers.
NEW Leadership™ New Jersey Application
CAWP is committed to including women from diverse socioeconomic, ethnic, racial, political and educational backgrounds in each NEW Leadership™ program. We strongly encourage women of color, nontraditional college women, and students majoring in fields outside political science to apply.

  Frequently Asked Questions

  NEW Leadership™ NJ 2014 Agenda

  2014 Action Project on Extended School Year/Day

  Participating Schools

For information on NEW Leadership™ and NLDN contact: Sasha Patterson, NEW Leadership™ Program Manager at 848-932-8809 or