Andresse St. Rose, Ed.D.

Andresse St. Rose is a senior researcher at AAUW where she studies a wide range of gender equity issues in higher education and the workplace, including the recruitment and retention of women and girls in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) throughout the educational pathway. She is a co-author of several AAUW reports including Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics and Women in Community Colleges: Access to Success. Andresse is also a regular contributor and speaker to a variety of publications and audiences focused on the need to increase women’s representation in STEM. Prior to working at AAUW Andresse was an academic counselor and taught high school math and biology. She has a bachelor’s degree in biology from Hamilton College, a master’s degree from Boston College, and earned her doctorate in education policy from George Washington University.
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See Your State’s Report Card on Community Colleges

While the Women in Community Colleges: Access to Success report offers data at the national level of how community colleges are working well — and where they’re falling short — the numbers at the state level tell their own stories. Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   August 21, 2014
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Child Care on Campus: A Must for Mothers in College

The astronomical costs of child care put it out of reach for most student parents, making affordable on-campus child care a necessary student support. Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   4 Comments   |   May 06, 2014
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5 Surprising Facts about US Student Performance on International Test

The Organization for Economic Development recently released the results for the 2012 Program for International Student Assessment. Watching and analyzing where 15-year-old U.S. students rank compared with their peers from […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   December 04, 2013
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Women in Community Colleges: Access to Success PowerPoint Presentation

Use this presentation to share the findings from AAUW’s latest research report Women in Community Colleges: Access to Success at meetings, conferences, and other events. Read more »

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Why AAUW Cares about Community Colleges — and You Should, Too

As graduates across the country receive their diplomas this May, AAUW is drawing attention to an important but often underappreciated part of our national higher education system: community colleges. On […] Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   May 08, 2013
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Women in Community Colleges: Access to Success

Women in Community Colleges: Access to Success (2013) explores an underappreciated part of our higher education system. The report looks at the role of community colleges in women’s education, including challenges women face in completing a certificate or degree, or in transferring to a four-year institution. Read more »

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Women in Community Colleges Executive Summary

Currently, more than 4 million women attend the nation’s two-year public colleges to pursue higher education and prepare for the workforce. This executive summary of the Women in Community Colleges: Access to Success report briefly discusses policies and practices to help women succeed in community colleges. Read more »

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A young woman opening a glass door where you can see in her reflection that she is smiling. The words Women in Community College: Access to Success on the door.

Women in Community Colleges: Access to Success

More women than ever before — upwards of 4 million — are relying on community colleges for higher education and workforce preparation. Women at community colleges represent all ages, races, and ethnicities; include more than a million mothers; and have a range of goals. Unfortunately, many women drop out before they can earn a certificate or degree or transfer to a four-year school. Read more »

Research   |   Education   |   April 30, 2013