Title

2L Kylie Oversen North Dakota Women's Network Woman of the Year

Document Type

News Article

Publication Date

8-1-2014

Campus Unit

School of Law

Abstract

University of North Dakota second year law student and North Dakota Representative Kylie Oversen has been chosen as the North Dakota Women's Network Woman of the Year. Oversen will be honored at the NDWN 2014 Annual Meeting on September 20th.

Kylie Oversen has served in the North Dakota House of Representatives since 2012.

Oversen was born and raised in Killdeer, North Dakota. She received two bachelor's degrees, Social Sciences and Social Work, from the University of North Dakota, graduating Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa. She is currently attending the University of North Dakota School of Law.

Prior to serving in the legislature, she served as the Student Body President at UND, where she was an advocate for over 14,000 students at the campus, community, and state level. Most notably, she and her team worked extensively on improving the student fee allocation process at UND and advocated for underrepresented and disadvantaged student populations.

Before beginning law school, Oversen interned with the PLUS Program in Grand Forks, where she served children and families in Grand Forks County. She also worked with the UND Alumni Association and Foundation as a special projects coordinator, overseeing sustainability projects within the new Gorecki Alumni Center.

Kylie Oversen was also former counselor at American Legion Auxiliary Girls' State Program, is a member of the Greater Grand Forks Young Professionals, currently serves on the Board of Directors for Red River Valley Habitat for Humanity and the Board of Directors for the North Dakota Area Health Education Centers.

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