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.
Amy Blackwell

5 Leaders Standing Up for Women at the United Nations This Year

AAUW’s voice in activism is a powerhouse thanks to our passionate and dedicated members who make change for women and girls in their communities. This year, we are elevating our members’ voices to a higher stage, the United Nations. Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   March 11, 2016
An image of Afia Nathaniel on a black background

“Dukhtar” Director on Breaking the Silence around Child Marriage

Afia Nathaniel, a computer scientist turned filmmaker, is making waves with her moving film about a mother fleeing Pakistan to protect her daughter from child marriage. Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   November 17, 2015
Natalie Dawson, 2010–11 American Fellow

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 2014–15 year. Read more »

  |   ,   |   August 21, 2015

Application for AAUW United Nations Youth Representative

AAUW is seeking a highly motivated student to represent AAUW at the United Nations. The position provides a challenging professional and educational experience for young women interested in global affairs and expands AAUW’s efforts at the United Nations to include the increasingly important array of opportunities focused on the world’s youth. Read more »

  |     |   December 07, 2014
The AAUW national office, decked out for International Women's Day, on Thursday, March 8.

Calling All International Affairs Leaders: 3 Ways to Get Educated and Get Involved

Women and girls in developing countries still struggle to obtain basic needs and rights. But more women (and girls) are raising their voices, stepping up, and gaining a foothold as it becomes clear that empowering women and girls is essential for democracy, peace, and economic development. Read more »

  |   ,   |   July 24, 2014

Historical AAUW Awards

AAUW has a long legacy of honoring and celebrating outstanding women who make significant contributions in their professions, academic fields, and communities. Read more »

  |   ,   |   July 16, 2014

The AAUW Alumnae Recognition Award

The AAUW Alumnae Recognition Award honors a past recipient of an AAUW fellowship or grant who has attained outstanding success and national or international distinction as a result of her AAUW award in her chosen profession or life’s work. Read more »

  |   ,   |   June 09, 2014
daneille

8 AAUW Leaders Launch Projects for Women at CGI U 2014

As a sponsor of Clinton Global Initiative University, AAUW had the honor of bringing a group of eight AAUW-affiliated students to attend CGI U at Arizona State University. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   April 25, 2014
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