Allyson Carpenter being sworn in as the youngest elected official in Washington, D.C., history

Advice to Women Candidates from D.C.’s Youngest Elected Official

When Allyson Carpenter first stepped onto Howard University’s campus as a freshman, she was too scared to think of running for elected office. But she quickly became unhappy about certain […] Read more »

Article   |   Leadership   |   December 03, 2014
Wikimedia Diversity Conference 2013

Diversity and Inclusion Webinar: Tools for Branches and States

Are you a branch or state leader who is passionate about diversity and inclusion? Learn more about AAUW diversity and inclusion initiatives and learn what resources are available to help you do your job better. Read more »

Event   |   Leadership   |   January 14, 2015
CU Faculty

Membership Share and Learn Conference Call: Engagement — Find Out What Works!

Please join us on November 6 for a moderated discussion with staff and volunteer leaders from AAUW branches. Volunteer leaders will discuss skills and tools that you can use to engage new and returning members. Read more »

Event   |   Leadership   |   November 6, 2014
Photo courtesy of Sebastiaan ter Burg, Flickr, Photo courtesy of Sebastiaan ter Burg

Training for Trainers Webinar: Teach Leadership at Your Branch or State

Want to facilitate leadership training for your branch or state? Join one of AAUW’s upcoming webinars to learn everything you need to know to be able to deliver AAUW leadership trainings effectively. Read more »

Event   |   Leadership   |   November 13, 2014 – January 12, 2015
AAUW staff show off all of our Elect Her-Campus Women Win sites across the country.

Too Many States Have Never Elected Women to High Office. We’re Changing That.

Thanks to things like cultural stereotypes, women are not running for office. And it’s everybody’s loss. We want more women to say yes when someone asks them to run. Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   October 16, 2014
Jessica Ou

AAUW Welcomes 10 New Members to the National Student Advisory Council

AAUW announced the selection of 10 new members to the 2014–15 National Student Advisory Council (SAC), an inspiring group of women who serve as AAUW ambassadors and lead gender equality projects on their campuses. Read more »

Article   |   Leadership   |   October 16, 2014
Eleanor holds a large Spanish draft of the Declaration of Human Rights.

Creating the World of the Future: Eleanor Roosevelt Fund Award at 25

Twenty-five years ago, AAUW presented the first Eleanor Roosevelt Fund Award at the 1989 AAUW National Convention in Washington, D.C. This eventful convention gave members the opportunity to learn more […] Read more »

Article   |   Leadership   |   September 17, 2014
Former National Student Advisory Council member Elba Moise introduces Chelsea Clinton at NCCWSL 2014.

Next Year, This Could Be You: My Journey on the Student Advisory Council

I successfully applied to be a member of AAUW’s National Student Advisory Council (SAC). Months later, that decision brought me to Washington, D.C., to join other amazing women at the SAC kickoff leadership retreat. Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   August 28, 2014
Dali Tan presents the findings of her report in a borrowed tent at the 1995 U.N. world conference held in Beijing.

19 Years Later, a Look Back at a Famous Women’s Conference

When she was young, Dali Tan remembers her father talking about how a Catholic priest saved his life when he was gravely ill as a child in rural China. The […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   August 27, 2014
Bessie Coleman and her plane, 1922

No Fear of Flying Here: 12 Women to Celebrate on Aviation Day

Imagine what bravery it took to become a pilot when aviation was in its infancy, especially for women who were never expected to fly, let alone be pilots. Even today, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   August 19, 2014