Laura Blyler

Laura Blyler is the program manager in the AAUW Fellowships and Grants Department, where she manages the alumnae and global programs. She enjoys staying in touch with alumnae through the @AAUWFellowships Twitter account and the alumnae LinkedIn group. She is also AAUW’s go-to blogger on sports, global issues, and all things German.
The Foreign Policy magazine cover emblazoned with the number 100.

The Good and the Bad of the Foreign Policy 100 Leading Thinkers List

This year, the list actually includes 134 individuals (or organizations), and sadly, only 40 of them are women, about 30 percent. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   December 30, 2013
A photo of Chastity, a young woman featured in the film

“The Graduates/Los Graduados” Explores the High School Dropout Problem

American Graduate Day was established to help communities implement solutions to the high school dropout crisis. AAUW has once again teamed up with Independent Lens and Women and Girls Lead to promote the film “The Graduates/Los Graduados” and to raise awareness of the high dropout rate among Latino high school students. Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   September 27, 2013

5 Leader Essentials About Fellowships and Grants

There are many opportunities for your branch to work with fellowships and grants recipients to develop your organization’s programs, help women create strong networks, and support AAUW’s work. Here are five important things to keep in mind when planning for the 2013–14 year. Read more »

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Linda T. Alepin

Linda T. Alepin Wins the 2013 Eleanor Roosevelt Fund Award

  Tell us a bit about the Global Women’s Leadership Network. My work with Global Women’s Leadership Network has taken me on a journey into the many issues of women’s […] Read more »

Casandra Rauser

Selecting the Next Generation of Innovators

Today, AAUW announced our fellowships and grants recipients for the 2013–14 academic year. Joining the ranks of more than 11,000 past awardees, this class will be the 125th in AAUW’s […] Read more »


AAUW maintains strong connections with fellowship and grant alumnae through a variety of online, print, and in-person methods: AAUW Alumnae Exchange AAUW Alumnae Exchange, an exclusive online community for AAUW […] Read more »

Page   |   1 Comments   |   February 08, 2013

London Olympics Offer Hope for Gender Equity

The 2012 Summer Olympics will mark monumental progress for gender equality around the world. The games could be the first in Olympic history at which all participating countries field teams […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   July 09, 2012
Tawakkul Karman, Leymah Gbowee, and Liberian President Ellen Johson Sirleaf (right) accepting 2011 Nobel Peace Prize. Photo courtesy of Harrywad, via Wikimedia Commons

Another Presidents Day without a U.S. Woman President

To many Americans, Presidents Day is just another Monday off to take advantage of department store sales. However, as we commemorate the birthdays of two of our most significant presidents, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   3 Comments   |   February 20, 2012

U.N. Day

AAUW joins the international community today in commemorating United Nations Day. U.N. Day is celebrated every year on the anniversary of the Charter of the United Nations for the purpose […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   October 24, 2011

Man Enough to Carry a Pink Backpack?

America’s favorite pastime is a game filled with tradition — Cracker Jack is still sold in concession stands, and managers wear the same uniforms as players. But over the past […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   October 07, 2011