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NEW Leadership Nevada RaiseHER!

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Project ended on March 31, at 08:00 AM PDT
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NEW Leadership Nevada RaiseHER!

​Here is proof of a gap happening in the status of women in Nevada:

  • A median full-time working woman earns 81% of what the median full-time working man earns

  • 3.4% women are in STEM careers compared to 6.4% of men

  • 27.4% of women only have part time jobs compared to 18.1% of men

  • Women own fewer businesses than men (36.3% to 50.2%)

How do we close this gap? What is a tangible way of helping women in all fields and interests run their own business, obtain full time work, and excel in careers where they are token or few? Since 2003, the National Education for Women's Leadership Nevada has actively participated in recruiting and encouraging college women from diverse backgrounds to engage in a 6 day summer institute that hones in on professional skill building and cultivating unique ways to lead in today's world. At no cost to students since adoption of the program from Rutgers University, we've increased women's access to succeed and innovate in the state of Nevada. Our program extends its search for applicants to all colleges in Nevada and we've produced phenomenal industry leaders, advocates, innovators, and mentors by bridging the gap of pioneering Nevada women and bringing them into classrooms for the week of the conference. 


Watch our video, see the difference in their realities. We encourage you to aid in the belief that everything is possible and everyone is here to help. Let's Rebel RaiseHER!!

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9 Staff

Only 9 staff members run NEW Leadership Nevada Program. Their tasks vary from taking photos of the students, making sure food is available in the week, stay up late for students who need counseling, getting up early for room set up, participate in festivities, and sacrifice a week away from their careers for our aspiring college women leaders.


25 Students

Number of Students Admitted every year into NEW Leadership


33 Program Binders

Every year students and staff obtain and cherish their program binder. We've had alum testify to have kept these learning materials even after a decade of their NEW Leadership NV experience passed. It holds all their information collected for the week and their note taking while they are fully engaged in the workshops without devices.


52 Speakers

About 52 guest speakers talk to the students the week of NEW Leadership


75 Meals

Number of meals eaten by students PER day


325 Student Alums

Since 2003 we've helped over 325 student alums who have grown to lead non profits, run for office, open up their own businesses, get higher degrees, and changing the terrain on new industries.


2003 Founding year

2003 is the first year of NEW Leadership Nevada. Many of the women in this class now hold higher offices in their industries and fields.

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