Karin Agness Lips is the Founder and President of the Network of enlightened Women (NeW), the nation’s premier organization for conservative university women. She is also a contributor to Forbes and Senior Fellow with the Independent Women’s Forum. She was a Spring 2016 Resident Fellow at the Harvard Institute of Politics. A graduate of the University of Virginia and the University of Virginia School of Law, she has spoken and debated on more than 50 college and law school campuses.

In October 2014, Karin was selected as one of Fortune’s 55 most influential women on Twitter, and in 2012, Karin was selected for the Forbes 30 under 30 list for Law and Policy.