Calling Out Political Sexism, One Candidate at a Time

We’ve all been there. You’re watching television or scanning through the most-read stories online and the commentary about a female politician is about her dowdy outfit or temperamental response to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   September 14, 2010

Distinguished Women and How They Lead

Last Friday, I attended the Institute for Community College Development (ICCD) Leadership Tools for Women conference at Hudson Valley Community College. The event brought together more than 100 women who […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   June 17, 2010

Yoopers Are Ready to Run and Win

For the last Campaign College training that I attended, I was lucky enough to head to a location I’d never set foot in before, the upper peninsula of Michigan. As […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   April 26, 2010

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