Institute for Women’s Leadership | IWL

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The Sister Nancy Hynes’ Institute for Women’s Leadership is named after S. Nancy Hynes, who was an English professor at the College of St. Benedict and Saint John’s University. As a strong proponent of women’s education, she believed a woman armed with a solid education would, and should, break through patriarchal social norms and live out her God-given education.

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The Institute for Women’s Leadership is dedicated to spreading awareness and empowerment. We work to bring relevant issues to light and give women the tools they need to become local and global leaders.

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Each year, first-year CSB students have the opportunity to apply to become a part of Hynes Scholars, a yearlong cohort-based program that explores gender and leadership. Applications for the 2024-2025 cohort will open in February 2024.

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