NEW Leadership News

Cathcart receives 2021 Minerva Award

Mary Cathcart, a senior policy associate at the University of Maine’s Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center, has received the 2021 Minerva Award. The Minerva award is presented annually by Maine NEW Leadership to recognize a Maine woman who exemplifies the values of the program, including leadership for the betterment of Maine; a commitment to civil […]

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Maine NEW Leadership Cancels 2020 Program due to COVID-19

Unfortunately, the 2020 NEW Leadership Program has been canceled. Due to social distancing guidelines from the CDC and Governor Janet Mills’ extension of the state of civil emergency we believe it is in the best interests of all those involved with the program. We understand the impact of this decision for students accepted into NEW […]

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3rd Annual Women of Power Reception a Huge Success

The Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center and its nonpartisan student program Maine NEW (National Education for Women) Leadership hosted the 3rd annual Women of Power Networking Reception at the Senator Inn in Augusta on Thursday, February 13. Women of Power celebrates those individuals who serve the state of Maine in Augusta and beyond and those […]

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