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Williamsport grad attends leadership conference in Washington

March 04, 2012

CHESTERTOWN, Md. — Washington College student Brittany Weaver, daughter of Curtis and Dawn Weaver of Williamsport, recently attended the Public Leadership Education Network’s Women and Public Policy seminar in Washington, D.C.

The leadership program provides programs for college women interested in careers in public policy and law. The weeklong seminar included numerous speakers and trips to various governmental agencies with opportunities to network with some of Washington’s most powerful women.

Weaver received a scholarship provided by Washington College’s Goldstein program in public affairs.

Weaver is majoring in political science with a minor in history.

In addition to her interest in politics, she is a member of Washington College’s varsity women’s soccer team and the college’s honor board. She is president of the Students Against Human Trafficking organization and is a Relay for Life team captain. She also works for the Office of College Relations and Marketing.

This summer, Weaver will be participating in a research-intensive seminar at Oxford University, studying the relationship between the Catholic Church and family and women’s rights in Latin America.

Weaver graduated from Williamsport High School.

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