Jane Goodall’s Mom Went to the Jungle, Too 27March

Blog   |   Community   |   March 27, 2009

Prior to my position working with the National Girls Collaborative Project here at AAUW, I spent many years in the world of environmental science education, and I still spend much […] Read more »

The Shoulders of Giants 27March

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   March 27, 2009

They say that behind every successful man is a woman. I think it’s also fair to say that behind every successful woman is a woman — or, more likely, many […] Read more »

Project Profile: Eureka 27March

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   March 27, 2009

“Leading and encouraging a small group of female students in STEM activities has been a dream of mine for a long time,” said Gudrun Hutchins, a 2004–06 Community Action Grant […] Read more »

Patsy Mink: A Woman Who Fought For Our Rights 26March

Filmmaker Kimberlee Bassford
Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   March 26, 2009

The other night, I had the unique pleasure of viewing the D.C. premiere of Patsy Mink: Ahead of the Majority at the Capitol Visitor Center. I had the privilege of […] Read more »

Back up your Birth Control 25March

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   March 25, 2009

March 25 is the eighth anniversary of the Back Up Your Birth Control Day of Action. This day for increasing awareness of and access to emergency contraception comes just days […] Read more »

Madam Speaker of the House 25March

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   March 25, 2009

Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is a woman who has broken through a political barrier by serving as the first female speaker of the House of Representatives. She attended an all-women’s college, […] Read more »

Take Action! 25March

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   March 25, 2009

AAUW just received notice today that President Obama will hold a special online town hall meeting focusing on the economy this Thursday. You can participate in this forum by submitting […] Read more »

Honoring Women in the Military 25March

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   March 25, 2009

Yesterday I was privileged to participate in the Inaugural Army Women in Transition Symposium, held on Capitol Hill in the Rayburn House Office Building. I was asked to be a […] Read more »

Ada Lovelace, Technology Hero 24March

A painting of Ada Lovelace
Blog   |   Leadership   |   2 Comments   |   March 24, 2009

When girls are looking for heroes in technology, who are the leaders that they learn about in school? Who do they look up to? Most of the big names in technology are men, but women have played an important role in the development of technology. Read more »

The Recession in Focus: My Story 24March

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   March 24, 2009

Okay, maybe I don’t live in Michigan or Rhode Island, the two states with the worst unemployment rates, but the recession has definitely hit home. According to the New York […] Read more »