Rachel Simmons

Rachel Simmons on Being an Authentic Leader

We sat down with Rachel Simmons, internationally acclaimed author and educator and 2013 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) keynote speaker, to talk about the importance of teaching […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   April 26, 2013
Audrie Pott

Suicides Should Compel Us to End Victim-Blaming

  Audrie Pott loved art and music. She loved to write and sing and played the piano and the viola. She loved soccer and skiing and riding horses. She was […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   April 25, 2013
Author stands outside her mother's office building on Take Your Child to Work Day.

No Limitations: My Mom on Take Your Child to Work Day

The Take Your Daughter to Work Day program was started by none other than Marie C. Wilson and the Ms. Foundation for Women in 1993. Since then, the program has […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   April 25, 2013
A headshot of Megan Urry

Fellows Shining a Light in STEM

“Lux et veritas”: light and truth. Yale University’s motto has an extra ring to it these days as its science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) administrators have gained attention for […] Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   April 24, 2013
Women standing in a line dressed as pilots.

AAUW’s League of Extraordinary Women

Making a change to improve the lives of women may seem like hard work, but the members and advisers of our 12 AAUW student organizations make it look almost easy. […] Read more »

Article   |   Campus   |   April 19, 2013
Chick Lit and Postfeminism by Stephanie Harzewski

Where Are All the Chick-Lit Feminists?

Summer is coming and with it the onslaught of chick-lit “beach reads” targeted at women. While everyone surely has different opinions and ideas about the genre, it never hurts to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   7 Comments   |   April 17, 2013
Women at NCCWSL

The Newseum, the Hill, and More: NCCWSL Pre-Conference Tours!

As a college senior, I’ve attended my share of leadership conferences where I gained skills that have already made a huge impact on my professional life. AAUW also understands the […] Read more »

Article   |   Campus   |   April 11, 2013
Jessica Jennrich

How to Be Smart with Your Money

  Happy Financial Literacy Month! Wait, you didn’t know April is National Financial Literacy Month? Well, neither did we until recently, which is why we’re telling everyone — but especially […] Read more »

Pat Summitt

The NCAA and Its Women-Coaches Problem

As the championship game approaches and March Madness begins its exciting climax, there are things worth celebrating. Female athletes like Baylor University’s Brittney Griner are bringing more attention and a […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   April 08, 2013
Lydia Villa-Komaroff

Hooray for Women in STEM! Meet Lydia Villa-Komaroff, 2013 Woman of Distinction

Whether or not you are a woman in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), you will be wowed by Lydia Villa-Komaroff! Although I am not a “STEMer,” I am amazed […] Read more »