What a Heroine 16April

Blog   |   Leadership   |   April 16, 2009

Tammy Duckworth is an incredibly brave woman who will be receiving a Women of Distinction award at this year’s National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL). Like Gen. Evelyn […] Read more »

We Need Male Allies 16April

Blog   |   Leadership   |   2 Comments   |   April 16, 2009

“Men are essential to feminism and to ending sexual assault. If they weren’t, we’d already have ended it.” — Jerin Alam, president, Hunter Women’s Rights Coalition, Hunter College, New York, […] Read more »

“Love Doesn’t Hurt” 15April

Blog   |   Community   |   April 15, 2009

These were Oprah Winfrey’s words of wisdom to singer Rihanna last month. News of alleged physical abuse in her relationship with singer Chris Brown made headlines, leading to increased media […] Read more »

The Wage Gap: A Taxing Problem 15April

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   April 15, 2009

April 15 — a day that strikes fear into the hearts of taxpayers all across America. Will I owe more? Did I keep all my receipts? What is a Schedule […] Read more »

Personal Development Seminar for Eighth-Grade Girls 13April

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   April 13, 2009

The University of West Florida’s AAUW Campus Action Project (CAP) team was thrilled to receive a 2008–09 CAP grant, and we are glad to say our project is in full […] Read more »

Equal Pay for Equal Work — Not Yet Everyone’s Reality 10April

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   2 Comments   |   April 10, 2009

As we learn about activities being held throughout the country to bring attention to Equal Pay Day, April 28, I can’t help but reflect on a blog post I did […] Read more »

Meet Elspeth Slayter: Social Work Researcher and Educator 10April

Blog   |   Education   |   April 10, 2009

I am always interested in learning about the paths that lead women back to school. For me, it was an article in The New York Times by Lydia Polgreen about […] Read more »

Addressing Sexual Assault on College Campuses 08April

Blog   |   Education   |   2 Comments   |   April 08, 2009

One course I am taking as part of my master’s in international media and conflict resolution is Communication and Social Change. This hands-on course provides students practical skills through the […] Read more »

New Light on Campus 08April

Blog   |   Community   |   April 08, 2009

This semester, students on my campus learned about diverse female experiences within Muslim communities in the United States and internationally. A recent event by Project Nur, the campus African Society, […] Read more »

Crusader for Women Worldwide 07April

Blog   |   Leadership   |   April 07, 2009

Ritu Sharma has led a life that would appeal to anyone interested in social change. Sharma will be one of our keynote speakers at the National Conference for College Women […] Read more »