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Reflecting on Three Days of Leadership

During the closing session of the National Conference for College Women Studies Leaders, attendees took some time to think about what they learned during their three days together. The session, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   June 09, 2011

Take a Spin around the Web with Blog Carnivals

As part of AAUW’s summer season of women’s leadership, we are hosting blog carnivals for the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders and the 2011 AAUW National Convention. As […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   2 Comments   |   May 27, 2011

Questions about Greg Mortenson

Earlier this week, 60 Minutes and writer Jon Krakauer levied allegations of financial mismanagement and fabrication against education activist Greg Mortenson and his charity, the Central Asia Institute, which builds […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   April 21, 2011

Equal Pay Day Q and A: Angela Stevenson

Angela Stevenson, the public health general manager for the Wayne County, Michigan, Department of Public Health, talked with us last week about what inspires her to advocate for pay equity. […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   April 09, 2011

Women in History

Jeannette Rankin was the first woman elected to Congress. She served in the U.S. House from 1917 to 1919 and from 1941 to 1943. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 31, 2011

Elect Her in California and the West Indies

Exciting, inspiring, life-changing, and necessary — these are some of the words that come to mind while reading the latest installment of the Elect Her–Campus Women Win blogs. Wendy Matheny, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   March 31, 2011

Women in History

Chien-Shiung Wu was a pioneering physicist who radically altered modern physical theory and changed the accepted view of the structure of the universe. She was the first woman to head […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   March 30, 2011

Women in History

Lise Meitner was part of the team that discovered nuclear fission, an achievement for which her colleague Otto Hahn was awarded the Nobel Prize. Meitner is often mentioned as one […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 29, 2011

Women Need More than a Month of Honor

It doesn’t matter how long you’ve lived in Washington, D.C. — the White House is still an exciting sight to behold. Yet most Washingtonians and visitors to our nation’s capital […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 29, 2011

Remembering Geraldine Ferraro

Geraldine A. Ferraro, who broke political barriers as the first woman to run as a major-party nominee for vice president, died over the weekend at age 75. Ferraro, a three-term […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   March 28, 2011