Molly Rockett stands in front of her campaign signs.

Molly Rockett Got Elected at 20, and You Can Too!

Molly Rockett is a rising senior at the University of Connecticut, a resident adviser on campus, and former president of the College Democrats. She also holds a local government position in her hometown. Read more »

Christina Beer

These 5 College Students Are Proof that Women Win Elections

A new study found that at our current rate, it will take women 100 years to achieve parity with men in Congress. The good news is that we can change that trend by encouraging more women to run for office from a young age. Read more »

Baffo stands at a podium with another student who is handing her a gavel.

New Student Government President Makes History at Rutgers

Kristine Baffo talked to us about the hard work and strategy behind her successful run for Rutgers University Student Assembly president. Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   June 11, 2014
Three young women smiling while sitting among a crowd.

Chelsea Clinton, Other Newsmakers to Address Student Leaders This Week

Chelsea Clinton, vice chair of the Clinton Foundation, will deliver remarks and participate in a discussion moderated by Elba Moise, a member of the AAUW Student Advisory Council, during the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL). Clinton will answer additional student questions during an open Q&A. Read more »

Article   |   Leadership   |   June 04, 2014
A copy of the book "The Confidence Code" lying in the sand.

6 Ways You Can Help Close the Confidence Gap

The Confidence Code has spurred a lively debate about gender inequality in the workplace — should we be empowering women to be more confident or putting the pressure instead on longstanding cultural and legislative barriers? Well, we think it’s some of both. Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   3 Comments   |   May 19, 2014
Chelsea Clinton standing in front of a blue backdrop curtain speaking.

Lineup Announced for College Women’s Leadership Conference

Chelsea Clinton, vice chair of the Clinton Foundation, will be a featured speaker at this year’s National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) at the University of Maryland, College Park. She joins an esteemed list of newsmakers and high-profile speakers who have participated in the conference. Read more »

Article   |   Leadership   |   May 01, 2014
Ivonne Drinking Coffee

Calling All College/University Members: Let’s Take a Coffee Break

Are you a faculty or staff member from one of our college/university (C/U) partner member institutions? Then you’re invited to take a telephone coffee break with AAUW! Read more »

Event   |   Leadership   |   May 16, 2014
Women get ready to run at an Elect Her training at Virginia Tech in 2013.

3 Reasons Young Women Should Run for Office

Calling all young women! Former congresswomen want YOU to run for office. Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   April 11, 2014
A snapshot from last year’s pre-conference trip to Capitol Hill. Photo by Instagram user nargesak

Calling All College Women!
Is Leadership in Your Future?

Are you a college woman looking to gain valuable leadership skills? Then be sure to attend NCCWSL this June. You’ll learn to be a better leader, meet powerful speakers, and connect with nearly a thousand college women leaders just like you. Read more »

Event   |   Leadership   |   June 5–7, 2014
A black and white photo of a woman standing on the stoops of a building that is covered in ivy cut around a plackard that says American Association of University Women

A One-Woman Crusade for Justice

Althea Kratz Hottel’s career reads like a true success story in academia. Spending most of her career in some way affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania, she became the university’s first dean of women, not to mention the first female ever to hold the position of dean on the campus. Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   March 21, 2014