Christine Hernandez

Christine Hernandez, manager of college and university relationships, works directly with colleges and universities to facilitate their AAUW memberships and strengthen ties between branches. In addition, Christine oversees the National Student Advisory Council program, Campus Action Project grants, and AAUW student organizations. Prior to coming to AAUW, Christine worked for universities in roles ranging from women’s center programming to academic affairs to first-generation student support. In her spare time, she volunteers with higher-education-focused associations and with her alumni boards. She has a bachelor’s degree in English from California State University, Fullerton; a master’s degree in higher education from the University of Pennsylvania; and a graduate certificate in nonprofit management from George Mason University.
AAUW student organization members at Louisiana Tech University

Tools for Student Organization Leaders

In this tool kit, you’ll find resources on how to form, budget, and fundraise for your student organization. You’ll also find programming and recruiting tips to make your student organization […] Read more »

A young graduate wearing the AAUW Graduation Cord

How to Celebrate College Graduates in Your Area

Holding a graduation ceremony or program is a thoughtful way to welcome the next generation of AAUW members and leaders! Use this guide to help plan your branch or Younger Women’s Task Force (YWTF) program in conjunction with your local colleges and universities (C/Us). Read more »

A young woman talks to another student from behind her decorated table.

Student Org Recruitment 2.0: Strategies to Recruit and Retain Your Members

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  |   , ,   |   November 14, 2014
AAUW student org leaders welcoming new members.

Transitioning Your Student Org to the Next Leader

You invested a lot of time at college leading an AAUW student organization. Have you thought about who will carry on your work? Read more »

  |   ,   |   November 07, 2014
Members of the AAUW La Palma-Cerritos (CA) Branch spreading the word about AAUW at Cerritos College.

Want to Get Campuses Excited about Your Branch? Here Are 4 Tips

If you’re reading this, your branch is probably a rock star at connecting with local campuses. You’ve already recruited a new college/university (C/U) partner member. You’ve taken steps to engage your local college or university. Read more »

  |   , ,   |   October 23, 2014
Three young women hold up a flow-chart planning poster.

Budgets and Funding: What Your Student Org Needs to Know

Map your AAUW student organization’s road to success with a budget that is both effective and efficient! This guide will show you how to make a budget and find funding for your AAUW projects. Read more »

  |   , , ,   |   October 21, 2014
Rickelle Mason

10 Campus Women to Watch Out For

This year’s SAC members are world travelers, LGBT advocates, writers, artists, and — most important — trailblazers. We are thrilled to introduce you to the 2014–15 ladies of the SAC. Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   3 Comments   |   October 14, 2014

Campus Connections for C/U Chairs — August 2014

Happy new (school) year! We’re thrilled that you’re working to build relationships between AAUW and colleges and universities (C/Us). We want to help you make the most out of your […] Read more »

Campus Connections for C/U Representatives — August 2014

Happy new (school) year! You are receiving this newsletter because you are a C/U representative for your institution’s AAUW membership. Thanks for all that you do to support equity in […] Read more »

  |     |   August 28, 2014

Apply to Be on the AAUW National Student Advisory Council

Applications for the 2013–14 National Student Advisory Council (SAC) are now open to college students of all ages. Send this application to leadership@aauw.org by 11:59 p.m. PDT on September 29, 2013, to be considered. Read more »