The Independent Women’s Forum is pleased to announce the winners of the 2007-2008 IWF College Essay Contest.  IWF received hundreds of essays for this year’s contest.  Full-time, female undergraduate students were asked to submit an essay no longer than 750 words, answering the question: What role should “women’s issues” play in the 2008 elections and how do you define women’s issues?  

The awards include: First Place Award – $5,000, Second Place Award – $2,000, Third Place Award – $1,000, and Ten Honorable Mentions – $250

The winners are:

1st Place Cassidy Bugos, Christendom College

2nd Place Lauren Migliore, Kalamazoo College

3rd Place Sara Elizabeth Walter, Lafayette College

Congratulations to all of the winners!

View the Honorable Mentions here.