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OTSEGO, MN – Today Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) announced his office will be accepting applications for the third annual Young Women Leadership Program (YWLP) for high school girls in Minnesota’s Sixth Congressional District through May 23rd. The YWLP is an annual program designed to give young women the opportunity to learn from and engage with some of Minnesota's top female leaders. 

“For the third year in a row, I am proud to announce the continuation of the Young Women Leadership Program,” said Congressman Emmer. “This is an incredible opportunity for young Minnesotans to learn from some of the best in our state. Mentorship is vital to ensuring our future leaders have the tools they need to succeed and after the past success of this program, I look forward to meeting the impressive young women who will participate this summer." 

More information on the YWLP:

The Young Women Leadership Program provides high school girls from Minnesota’s Sixth District the opportunity to learn from female professionals who have built successful careers in business, media, law, government and other major industries. In an open roundtable discussion, participants engage with panelists who share guidance on networking, career planning, and work life balance among other professional advice. Former panelists include radio professionals, attorneys, military leaders, government officials and executives at Fortune 500 companies.

How to apply:

Interested individuals can apply here. For more details on Congressman Emmer’s Young Women Leadership Program click here. Deadline to apply is May 23rd.