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Dr. Susan Sage Heinzelman, Director 2505 University Avenue, A4900, Burdine Hall 536, Austin Texas 78712 • 512-471-5765

Applying to NEW Leadership™ Texas

2014 NEW Leadership™ Texas Summer Institute Dates: May 29 - June 3, 2014

Applications are closed for 2014 - please apply next year

At NEW Leadership™ Texas, you will:

  • Meet successful women leaders;
  • Develop leadership skills;
  • Learn how to make change through politics;
  • Network with diverse, dynamic women.

Who should apply?

  • Undergraduate women enrolled in any Texas college or university for 2013-2014, or are graduating in May 2014;
  • Texas residents attending out-of-state schools;
  • All majors are welcome;
  • Women of color and non-traditional students are encouraged to apply.


NEW Leadership™ Texas is free to attend for selected students. Housing, food, and all program materials are provided for the full six days of the program. Each participating college and university will be asked to contribute a $500 program fee per student to help offset programming costs. NEW Leadership™ Texas will invoice your school once you have been accepted.

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Our Commitment
We are committed that our participant body is diverse in race, ethnicity, socieconomic status, age, ability, sexual orientation and educational background. We strongly encourage women of color, nontraditional college women, women with disabilities, and women majoring in fields outside political science to apply.

Student Commitment
NEW Leadership™ Texas participants are expected to attend all summer institute sessions and live in the residence halls during the entire program.

For more information, please contact Nancy Ewert, Program Coordinator
Email or phone - 512-471-5765


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