Enhanced Networks

Leveraging the Laspa Center’s strategic partnerships, students have access to bolstering their networking opportunities and leadership development tools through our Enhanced Networks

Olive Grove 

The Laspa Center for Leadership, in partnership with the Office of Alumnae Engagement and Career Planning & Resources, is proud to present Olive Grove, an online networking and mentorship platform for students. Search for and connect with alumnae and members of the Scripps community for professional perspective, personal insight, and inspirational networking. 

Join Olive Grove

  1. Choose Scripps College Sign On to avoid the approval cue and get started right away
  2. Import information from your LinkedIn profile after you create your account and answer a few starter questions.

Questions about the process? Reach out to

Forté Foundation 

The Forté Foundation is changing the balance of power in the workplace and transforming leadership across the corporate sector. Currently enrolled Scripps College enjoy exclusive membership benefits to resources for women business leaders, including the Career Ready Certificate program, scholarship money, conferences, and job boards. Join the Network.


The Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN) is a premier women’s leadership and professional development program. The Laspa Center sponsors student participation in PLEN seminars and trainings each year, and all currently enrolled Scripps students receive reduced registration fees. Through these experiences, PLEN alumnae have secured internships and jobs while pursuing successful careers in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors.

  • Discover how Washington, DC really works
  • Network with high-level policy makers
  • Explore a wide variety of issue areas

See past virtual schedules and contact the Laspa Center for more information.