Elizabeth Bolton

Liz Bolton is the managing editor in the AAUW Art, Editorial, and Media Department, where she oversees almost all printed and online materials. She is the self-appointed office fitness guru, and she spends her free time upholding that reputation by training for marathons and doing push-ups.
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Why Stereotypes Are Bad and What You Can Do about Them

We all know stereotypes are bad, but biases can be more ingrained — and dangerous — than we realize. So how do we rewire our sometimes biased brains? Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   August 13, 2014
AAUW editors Kathryn Bibler and Hannah Moulton Belec holding up the blog and magazine’s Excel Award plaques

AAUW is Looking for an Editorial Assistant

Our Art, Editorial, and Media Department oversees everything that AAUW produces, from program collateral and website updates to membership brochures and development appeals. Our staff is committed to our mission […] Read more »

Page   |   August 01, 2014
AAUW national staff assist members during the 2013 National Convention.

How to Table with a Video

Follow these five steps to increase visibility for AAUW and spread the word about AAUW’s work. Read more »

CAP Team

Sorry, Not Sorry: AAUW and Pantene Team Up to Help College Women Shine Strong

This fall AAUW, with support from Pantene, will empower college women to stand up and fight back against the biases and stereotypes that continue to hold everyone back with the AAUW Campus Action Project (CAP) grants, sponsored by Pantene. Read more »

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No Kids? No Problem?

For those of us who aren’t lucky enough to “just know,” how is a person to decide if he or she wants to have a child? I recently set out to write an article on the subject. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   June 02, 2014

The Power of Membership Recruitment Video

As an AAUW member, you already know how AAUW opens the doors of opportunity to women and girls through our programs, research, and advocacy. But now you can show the world! We’re proud to introduce our fabulous new recruitment video!

Video length: 00:00:31

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Three young women standing outside with wine talking.

How to Network Your Way to Your Dream Job

You know you’re supposed to network. You know you need to network. You’re a networking believer! But the thought of actually networking sends chills down your spine. Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   April 02, 2014
Melroy and Whitson shake hands in the ISS.

When Pam Melroy Was Born, Women Astronauts Didn’t Exist. She Still Became One.

Melroy is one of only two women to have ever commanded the space shuttle. All told, she’s spent 6,924 hours (about 288 days) above Earth. Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   February 05, 2014
A movie poster for "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" shows Katniss drawing a bow.

Latest “Hunger Games” Is Awesome. There, I Said It.

Why is it important that there’s a second movie? Because the second movie is freaking awesome. Plus, it’s important that Hollywood welcomes and heavily promotes a strong female protagonist, and even more important that the public shows up in droves. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   November 22, 2013
human trafficking - homepage feature

The Shocking Scope of Human Trafficking

The stories of trafficking are so compelling often because they are so shocking, grim reminders of the horrors lurking behind the American dream. Although the United States proudly calls itself the home of the free, at least 100,000 children are engaged in the sex trade here each year. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   November 15, 2013