Karin Agness Lips is the Founder and President of the Network of enlightened Women (NeW), a national organization for conservative university women. She was a Spring 2016 Resident Fellow at the Harvard Institute of PoliticsUpon graduation from the University of Virginia and University of Virginia School of Law, she practiced law at Wiley Rein LLP in Washington, DC.

She speaks and debates frequently on college campuses and has appeared on television and national radio shows. She is a contributor to Forbes and has had editorials published in The Washington Post, Time Ideas, The Washington ExaminerPolitico, National Review Online, Fox News, The Atlantic, The Richmond Times-Dispatch, and The Boston Herald, among others. In 2012, Karin was selected for the Forbes 30 under 30 list for Law and Policy.