MISSOULA – The Montana NEW Leadership program is now accepting applications for summer 2018.
The nonpartisan program, hosted by the University of Montana’s Maureen and Mike Mansfield Center, is designed to educate college women about politics and encourage them to become effective leaders.
The program is open to women undergraduate students from Montana or attending school in Montana who will be a sophomore, junior, or senior in fall 2018. The application deadline is Friday, March 9.
The Montana NEW Leadership program is part of the national bipartisan NEW Leadership program developed by Rutgers University’s Center for American Women and Politics. The program features a six-day residential program that will take place June 3-7 at UM.
During the summer institute, students will meet women leaders, learn about women in American politics and develop and practice leadership skills through panel discussions, workshops
“Walking into the first day of the Montana NEW Leadership program was akin to stepping into the most thought-provoking, introspective and inspirational classroom the Montana University System has to offer,” said Dani Daly from Montana State University, a participant in the inaugural Montana NEW Leadership
UM’s Mansfield Center promotes