How To Submit Articles

Lift welcomes news articles about current issues and events, creative writing, musings, book reviews, calendar listings, letters to the editor, visual art (photos and drawings), poetry, and more focused on women.

Submit your words in a word document (.doc, docx) or in the body of an email. Images should be submitted electronically in .jpg or .png format. Our Editors reserve the right to repring your work in current and future related publications, in print and/or online. We will attempt to notify you in advance if we do so. You retain ownership of your work and may re-use it, provided that its previous appearance in Lift is noted, along with our website (e.g., "This piece previously appeared in Lift (at nationalwomenscouncil.org). Note that Lift is an online publication. Newsletters are currently posted online in PDF format and reach more than 120,000 business professionals. Please review examples of past National Women's Council newsletters here and here.

Examples of Potential Topics:

Professional Growth Executive Presence Strategic Thinking
Economics Risk Taking Communication
Leadership Coaching Health
Entrepreneurship Generational Differences Power & Influence
Work/Life Balance Mentors/Sponsors People Management

Submission length: there is no minimum length. There is a maximum length of 800 words. Email submissions to christina.graham@nationaldiversitycouncil.org. Articles are due two weeks prior to Lift's quarterly release date. Please see our Newsletter Calendar for more information on timeline.

Please include the following at the top of your submission:

  • Your name
  • Your email address
  • Your name as you wish it to appear in the newsletter (you may use a pseudonym or modify your actual name)
  • Name of the piece you are submitting
  • A 1 or 2 sentence bio to follow your piece

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