Sunny Skies, Soft Breezes, Beautiful Mountains … and Empowered Women!

Campaign College at the University of West Indies at Mona in Kingston, Jamaica, may seem far flung, and, honestly, everyone I know was jealous that I got to head to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   April 15, 2010

I’m a Bit Partial…

I can’t lie. I was just a little bit excited about attending Campaign College at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, since the institution is my alma mater. Instead of showing […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   March 23, 2010

A Passion for Teal in North Carolina

The University of North Carolina, Wilmington, recently hosted a Campaign College training that brought leadership lessons to life for the participating students that will last beyond their years at the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   March 19, 2010

Mardi Gras, the Saints, and a New Mayor Can’t Compete with…

Campaign College at Loyola University in New Orleans! That’s right. Following all of these events was the training on February 20 about running for student government. Loyola student government officers […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   March 03, 2010

“I Felt Empowered to Get the Salary I Wanted …”

A student participant made this statement after a role-play exercise conducted during an AAUW/WAGE Project $tart $mart salary negotiation workshop that I attended two weeks ago at Harvard University. This […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   February 17, 2010

No One Is Going to Call on You

Last week, I attended a Capitol Hill briefing on Linda Tarr-Whelan’s new book, Women Lead the Way. The book and the briefing both elicited conversations about the crucial role women’s […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   4 Comments   |   October 12, 2009

Baby Spice to Burkas

In the beginning of September I was lucky enough to take my first trip to the Middle East, seeing the remarkable countries of Egypt and Jordan. Before leaving on this […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   4 Comments   |   September 24, 2009

So Much Tennessee, So Little Time

I traveled to the AAUW of Tennessee State Convention this past weekend at the University of Tennessee, Martin. I was invited is because at UT, Martin, there is an active […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   April 03, 2009

I’m Running for Secretary of Agriculture …

On Saturday January 31 at Campaign College: Iowa State Women to Win, 21 students gained the skills to run for student office. Ranging in age from freshman to graduate student, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   February 11, 2009

First Stop with the Cyclones

A new study by the Girl Scout Research Institute highlights exciting shifts in how girls view themselves as leaders. The majority of girls (59 percent) said that the recent election […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   January 29, 2009