Peggy Woods-Clark

Peggy Woods-Clark is AAUW’s website manager and oversees the ongoing development and operation of AAUW’s website. Peggy began her professional career in newspaper photojournalism and still misses the field-level access to sporting events. She is a graduate of the University of Kansas and believes that one year soon they will win the Big Dance again.

You Had Me at LEGO

“Is that for me? Cool!” That was the response from my 8-year-old after I brought home the LEGO Friends Heartlake Vet set I won in an office raffle. There were […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   4 Comments   |   June 15, 2012

On My Honor, I Will Try …

What do Nancy Reagan, Hillary Clinton, Laura Bush, and I all have in common? Some might argue that we are all tough cookies — I would say that we are […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 12, 2012

Should We Get Rid of Black History Month?

That question is the premise of More than a Month, a new documentary that premiered, ironically, during Black History Month. African American filmmaker Shukree Hassan Tilghman takes a sometimes tongue-in-cheek […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   February 27, 2012

Super Bowl Commercials: #NotBuyingIt

A miniature Darth Vader stalks through the house, unsuccessfully attempting to use “the force” on an elliptical machine, the clothes washer, a bald-headed baby doll, and even the pet dog […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   February 04, 2012

What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?

Ah, the age-old question. Although I am at least a few years removed from childhood, I’m still searching for the answer. Aren’t you? Even middle-aged Barbie has posed the question […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   May 06, 2011

Princess Boy

My friend’s son used to love all things Tinkerbell and wanted to dress as a fairy for Halloween. Some parents might have steered their sons to a “boy costume,” but […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   8 Comments   |   November 04, 2010

Embrace Your Inner Geekiness Day

When I was little, I spent untold hours constructing homes and other buildings with Brix Blox for my Barbies. (For you Lego snobs, Brix Blox were a 1970s off-brand; my […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   July 13, 2010

Are You Ready for the Summer?

Are you ready for the sunshine? Are you ready for the birds and bees, the apple trees, and a whole lot of fooling around. Can you recall the tune yet? […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   30 Comments   |   July 02, 2010

Rock the Red Pump for HIV/AIDS Awareness

Wednesday, March 10, marks the fourth annual National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. The day calls for people to get informed, get tested, and take action. One idea for […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   March 10, 2010

Reflect, Rejoice, and Renew

I missed Oprah’s Christmas at the White House television interview with the president and first lady, but I got a chance to get up close and personal — with the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   December 16, 2009