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Former National Student Advisory Council member Elba Moise introduces Chelsea Clinton at NCCWSL 2014.

Next Year, This Could Be You: My Journey on the Student Advisory Council

I successfully applied to be a member of AAUW’s National Student Advisory Council (SAC). Months later, that decision brought me to Washington, D.C., to join other amazing women at the SAC kickoff leadership retreat. Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   August 28, 2014
Me in Bangalore, India.

What Are You Thankful For?

Now that my junior year of college is finally finished, I am filled with relief that my academic commitments are behind me for a few months and that I am […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   May 23, 2013
Blurred image of a woman biking along the water

Why Women Should Ride

I still remember the first time I rode a two-wheeler. I was around 8 or 9, and my dad took me out to a huge parking lot on Chicago’s South […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   May 17, 2013
UM-Dearborn students at the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders in 2012.

In Negotiation, $tart $mart and Start Confident

On May 3, 2013, the University of Michigan, Dearborn, was proud to host its first $tart $mart salary negotiation workshop. $tart $mart makes huge strides to equip college women with […] Read more »

Two women in lab coats, Samantha Migatz and Nanci Alanis

My Very First Science Fair

When I was a sophomore in high school, I went to the movies to watch Meet the Robinsons, a movie about an orphan kid inventor who travels to the future […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   April 25, 2013
Video game screenshot with a castle in the background and a wizard in a black cape in the forefront.

From Gaming to Grad School

Until recently, I had never thought about going to graduate school; I just assumed that I would be able to find my dream job directly after I finished my degree. […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   April 18, 2013
Samaura Stone poses with AAUW members at the AAUW WINGS conference.

WINGS to Fly: Supporting Women’s Education

As a child, I was captivated by birds. To me, they symbolized freedom, hope, and independence. I wished I too could fly and dreamed about all of the places I […] Read more »

Young woman crouched down next to “No, you can’t have my number!” written in chalk on the sidewalk

Taking a Stand against Street Harassment

“Why don’t you show us what’s underneath that towel, baby?” I heard this shouted from a car of four young men, no older than 19, hanging out the window, being […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   April 12, 2013
SAC member Kelly Kay Clark

Making a Dream Career of Mentoring

It’s hard to believe that two years ago I was interviewing for graduate programs in student affairs, and now I’m getting ready for commencement. I was inspired to enter this […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   March 28, 2013
Natasha Mercado (back row, in purple scarf) is a member of the AAUW National Student Advisory Council.

Where Do I Fit In?

When I was mentoring a high school junior, I often discussed potential career paths, colleges, and scholarships. My mentee was a bright, driven, and talented young lady with dreams of […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   March 21, 2013