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Congratulations to the 2016 SWPA Conference Scholarship Winners: Janer Cordero, Andrea Marie Headley, Natalie R. Wenzler
ASPA's Section for Women in Public Administration (SWPA) annually awards up to three $500.00 scholarships to help defray the costs associated with attending the ASPA national conference. SWPA Conference Scholarship applicants must be a full-time practitioner in public service, or a student enrolled in a Master’s or Doctoral degree program in Public Administration/Public Policy.
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Seeking Nominations for SWPA Board and Officer Positions:
Are you interested in serving as a Board member for the Section for Women in Public Administration (SWPA)? Do you have a desire to fulfill your leadership goals as an officer? Please send a statement of interest, a short Bio, and the position (Board member or officer) for which you wish to be considered to the SWPA Nominating Committee in care of Suzanne Discenza, Nominations Committee Chair, discenzas@gmail.com, by February 1, 2016.

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Your big break

4th SWPA Professional Development Workshop
"Conflict Management and Collaborative Negotiation: Power Tools for Women"
March 18th 2016, 1-4pm
This year marks the fourth in a sequence of professional development workshops designed to inform, empower and enable women to carve a satisfying trajectory of professional development. Each year SWPA selects a theme that helps empower women in their professional careers. Continuing the theme of women empowerment, leadership, and professional development this year we will address issues and challenges faced by women in negotiation and conflict situations.
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SWPA gets Social in 2016
Our new look brings new Web 2.0 features to help our community of Public Administrators buzz about our business such as a blog, a Facebook page, and Flickr photo stream.

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swpa origins

ASPASWPA continues to be one of the largest and most active ASPA Sections with a growing membership and full range of activities and programs for its members.

The Section on Women in Public Administration seeks to explore multiple issues in a panel discussion comprised of women in leadership roles in public service/political office as well as academics engaged in the scholarship of the interplay of gender, race/culture, and other subgroups.

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