Actress Mira Sorvino, photo by United Nations Photos, Flickr Creative Commons

Standing Up to Human Trafficking

Between 1861 and 1865, the United States fought a brutal war that divided the nation. By the war’s conclusion, the Union had been preserved and slavery officially ended. Yet more […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   February 05, 2013
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“The Devil Wears Prada” of Wall Street

The National Conference for College Women Student Leaders is proud to announce Nina Godiwalla as one of our keynote speakers for the 2013 conference! Nina Godiwalla is a second-generation Indian […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   February 05, 2013
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Meet erin Khue Ninh: Asian American Lit Scholar

“They say all our work is autobiographical,” says professor and writer erin Khue Ninh. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   January 30, 2013
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Fighting “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”: Woman of Distinction Katie Miller

Courageous. Inspirational. Groundbreaking. These are just some of the words that come to mind when I think about Katie Miller, one of our 2013 NCCWSL Women of Distinction. Miller’s story […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   January 28, 2013

National Mentoring Month: Mentors Helped Me Find My Path

  As a second-year graduate student pursuing student affairs, I have had the ride of my life learning how to balance school, work, and relationships. While trying to maintain this […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   January 24, 2013

Meet Steffi Domike: Artist and Activist

On September 11, 1973, one country’s world was turned upside down. Known domestically as “el otro once de septiembre” (“the other September 11”), that day on the Chilean calendar marks […] Read more »

Blog   |   Economic Justice   |   1 Comments   |   January 23, 2013

National Mentoring Month: Holding Out for a Mentor

I did not graduate into a quarter-life crisis. Being handed my diploma and finally moving out of a dorm did not bring on attacks of panic or the specter of […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   January 16, 2013

An Interview with Dancer Lucy Bowen McCauley

“If you can’t make your passion your vocation, make it your avocation.” Arlington magazine calls her the city’s “favorite redhead.” The Washington Post praises her “warmth of personality” and “earnest […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   January 15, 2013

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Celebrates Centennial

“Oh, what a wonderful time to be a Delta!” will likely be chanted across the globe in the next week as the sisters of Delta Sigma Theta celebrate 100 years […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   January 11, 2013

She Won’t Wait in Line: Reshma Saujani, 2013 Woman of Distinction

Reshma Saujani was born in the United States to Ugandan refugee parents fleeing Idi Amin’s violent dictatorship. Her parents’ experiences in Uganda triggered a personal concern in Saujani for the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   January 03, 2013