Karin Agness is the Founder and President of the Network of enlightened Women (NeW), the nation’s premier organization for conservative university women.

Started as a book club at the University of Virginia, NeW has expanded to colleges nationwide. Karin regularly speaks on campuses and to groups working to reach out to women or young people.

Karin is a Senior Fellow with the Independent Women’s Forum. She has been interviewed on national television and radio shows, such as Fox and Friends, Hannity, The Kelly File, On the Record with Greta Van Susteran, The Kudlow Report, The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer, Cavuto, CNN Early Start and The Monica Crowley Radio Show, and has had editorials published in The Washington Post, The Washington Times, U.S. News WeeklyPolitico, The Richmond Times-Dispatch and The Tampa Tribune. One of her stories appeared in the book Chicken Soup for the Soul: Campus Chronicles and her article For Members Only: Feminism on Campus Today was published in the journal of the National Association of Scholars, Academic Questions.

In 2012, Karin was selected for the Forbes 30 under 30 list for Law and Policy. In 2013, she was named to the Maverick PAC 40 under 40 list.

Originally from Indiana, Karin is a graduate of the University of Virginia and the University of Virginia School of Law.

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