Welcome back to The Conservative Woman’s Guide! In this week’s episode, Peyton Smith is joined by Lyndsey Fifield, a visiting fellow at Independent Women’s Forum and homemaker. They discuss how to find the middle ground between girlbosses and tradwives along with what to do in your 20s to prepare yourself for work-life balance in your 30s.

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Welcome back to The Conservative Woman’s Guide! In this week’s episode, Karin Lips is joined by Cherise Trump, the Executive Director at Speech First. They dive into the negative impact DEI programming is having on college campuses as well as the importance of free speech.

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You’re Not Alone: The Conservative Woman’s Guide to College is now available on Amazon!

At the Network of enlightened Women, we see the challenges that conservative women are up against on their college campuses–from women’s centers to women’s organizations pushing a liberal agenda and silencing dissent. It can be a lonely place for conservative women. This is what inspired NeW to publish You’re Not Alone: The Conservative Woman’s Guide to College. Readers will get to know more than 20 college students and recent graduates as we share their real stories and advice.

In this week’s episode, Peyton Smith is joined by Cameron Teel, president of NeW at The University of Arizona, who shares her experience of being a conservative woman on campus and how to take advantage of different opportunities your school may provide. They discuss how she landed her internship with the Goldwater Institute and found a professor mentor on campus. Cameron also shares her best advice for other conservative women in college.

Her story along with the other women we’ve had the privilege of interviewing on our show are all featured in our new book, You’re Not Alone: The Conservative Woman’s Guide to College. Our book is launching in a week! If you want to be part of our launch team and get first access when it’s released, sign up here.

In this week’s episode, Peyton Smith is joined by Tadie Self, a member of NeW at Texas Tech University, who shares her experience of being a conservative woman on her school’s student government as well as being a member of a sorority. They discuss the importance of getting involved on campus and how that involvement helped her transition to her internship on Capitol Hill.

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In this week’s episode of The Conservative Woman’s Guide, Peyton Smith is joined by Jessica Costescu, a NeW alumna from Georgetown University, who shares her experience of being a conservative woman on campus. They discuss her personal story of her family fleeing a communist country and how that impacted her campus activism.

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In this week’s episode of The Conservative Woman’s Guide, Peyton is joined by Abby Daniels, a NeW alumna from American University, who shares her experience of being a conservative woman on campus. She describes how she thinks you should lead with your personality not your politics. They discuss the concept of social points, how a conservative woman’s social life on campus differs from a liberal woman’s, and the importance of finding conservative community on campus.

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This week, Karin is joined by Emma Foley, a NeW alumna who shares her experience of being a conservative woman on campus. They discuss how to navigate finding conservative community on campus and some tips to help you get started in the media.

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This week, Karin is joined by Jordyn Ney, a NeW alumna who shares her experience of being a conservative woman on campus. They discuss reaching across the political aisle on campus and the social struggles conservatives face on campus.

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This week, Karin and Peyton are back together discussing a special project. They share some of the backstory of this project, their favorite parts of it, and more advice for college women. Don’t miss this insider’s episode.

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This week, Peyton is joined by special guest Julia Canzano, a NeW alumna who recently got engaged. They discuss all things relationships—navigating hookup culture, sticking to your values, and dating across party lines. Don’t miss Julia’s best piece of advice for single women at the end of this episode.

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This week, Peyton is joined by special guest Chloe Sparwath, NeW Campus Program Coordinator. They discuss finding friends with similar values, relying on friends for different things, and overcoming the loss of friendships. You won’t want to miss their funny stories and the friendship advice you need to hear.

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This week, Karin is joined by special guest Christina Sandefur, Executive Vice President at the Goldwater Institute. They discussfinding internships, standing out (in the right way!), and networking during your internship.

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This week, Karin is joined by special guest Mary Kate Cary, adjunct professor in the University of Virginia’s Department of Politics. They discuss how to find a professor mentor on your college campus and the benefits of having one. Plus, Mary Kate shares tips she learned serving as a White House speechwriter.

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In college, you’re bound to deal with liberal professors. Karin and Peyton share their stories of when they faced adversity in the classroom and give their best tips on how to deal with these tough situations.

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Living away from home for the first time comes with a whole new set of responsibilities and considerations! Karin and Peyton break down the best routines to develop from scheduling homework time to setting a budget. Don’t miss their tips on dealing with homesickness.

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This week, Karin and Peyton discuss critical thinking on campus. They offer tips on how to find reliable news sources and share podcast and book recommendations. And they remind listeners not to and how to make sure you aren’t putting yourself in an echo-chamber.

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Not sure how to get involved on campus? This week, Karin and Peyton dive into getting involved on campus–from the various organizations and causes you can join to how to balance your academics and extracurriculars.

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Welcome to the first episode of the Conservative Woman’s Guide. Perhaps you’ve heard universities aren’t especially friendly to right-of-center students. Maybe you’ve sensed that young women are pressured to adhere to progressive ideals. The Network of Enlightened Women knows that situation all too well! That’s why we’ve launched this podcast to serve as a guide for young conservative women. The first season focuses on navigating higher education. Each week, we’ll offer essential advice to help guide conservative young women with everything they’ll need to know about the intimidating world of this liberal-dominated arena.

This week’s hosts, Karin Lips and Peyton Smith, dive into preparing for college. Everything from dorm room design to picking majors, to finding the right clubs for you and making friends out of a sea of strangers. Fear not! The Conservative Woman’s Guide is here!

Welcome to the Conservative Woman’s Guide, a podcast for the Network of Enlightened Woman. Follow us as NeW’s founder and president Karin Lips and Peyton Smith discuss college life, conservatism, personal growth and more.