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.

8 Leader Essentials for College/University Relations Chairs

College/university (C/U) relations chairs (BR11) help to increase AAUW’s visibility by building relationships with the campus community, collaborating on programs, and introducing the organization’s mission to new audiences. Read more »

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Support Growth, Be Open to Failure, and Other Supervisor Lessons Learned

Looking back at our four-year professional relationship, I know that we have both learned a lot about supervision and managing up. Here are a few of the lessons I learned as a supervisor and mentor. Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   May 21, 2014
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How to Engage Local Campuses: A Guide for Branches

Engaging your local AAUW college/university partners in branch activities leads to more diverse programming, growth, and community impact. This resource will help you build a relationship with the campus community. Read more »

  |   ,   |   February 26, 2014
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Step Up and Stand Out: A Guide for C/U Representatives

More than 1,000 administrators and faculty members from diverse backgrounds serve as representatives for their schools’ AAUW C/U partner membership. This guide will help new and experienced C/U representatives step up into this role and stand out as leaders on campus. Read more »

2013–14 Campus Action Project Teams

Using the CAP grant funding, students will put into action the recommendations from AAUW’s 2013 research report Women in Community Colleges: Access to Success. Read more »

  |   , ,   |   January 16, 2014
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How to Talk about Mentoring

Want to bring mentoring up at your next meeting or in a conversation? Here are some resources and sample questions to help guide your discussions, from being a good mentee to finding mentor-themed programs. Read more »

  |   , ,   |   January 03, 2014
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How to Recruit College/University Partner Members

AAUW college/university partner membership keeps growing and growing, and it’s no wonder. You, as members, are the best ambassadors to recruiting your local colleges and universities to join the AAUW community. So, how do you get started? Read more »

  |   ,   |   November 04, 2013
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Empower Student Leaders in Your State: Here’s How

As the AAUW community continues to grow on campuses all over the country, members should consider forming student advisory councils in their states. Similar in structure to the National Student Advisory Council, state advisory councils have a greater focus on local AAUW activity. Read more »

Article   |   Campus   |   October 25, 2013

University of Central Florida’s Campus Action Project Grant: L.O.L.: Leading Out Loud

The Young Women Leaders Program at the University of Central Florida created a workshop that addressed anti-bullying and harassment issues to over 100 middle school students. Read more »

  |   , ,   |   October 14, 2013

Saint Mary’s College’s Campus Action Project Grant: Use Your Voice

The “Use Your Voice” workshop was presented to more than a thousand students in the Indiana community. The workshop lasted four days and was the culmination of St. Mary’s CAP Team research on Crossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School. Read more »

  |   , ,   |   October 10, 2013