Four women have served on the U.S. Supreme Court. From left: Justices Sandra Day O'Connor, Sonia Sotomayor (the first Latina Supreme Court justice), Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Elena Kagan. Image via Wikimedia Commons

¿Qué Pasa, USA? The State of the Latina Address

Latinas make up less than 2 percent of members of Congress — but over the last decade, the number of Latinas in political office has started to grow rapidly. Read more »

Headshots of four white men

Women Excluded from University President Hiring Pool … Again

Despite his low ratings from University of Iowa faculty, J. Bruce Harreld is set to earn more than the outgoing woman president. Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   September 08, 2015
AAUW SAC member and Elect Her alumna Dana Smith presented one of the NCCWSL 2015 Women of Distinction.

5 Things I Learned from Losing an Election

Last year, I ran for student government president at Purdue University. I lost the election. However, I learned that there are other (more important) ways to define success. Read more »

Old and young women hugging and smiling

Membership Vice President’s Orientation Webinar — Your Road Map to Success!

This online session will outline the role you play in the success of your branch and state, how to encourage others to use AAUW’s mission to guide recruitment efforts and retention activities, and which resources are available for you to create awareness and visibility of AAUW in your community. Read more »

Event   |   Leadership   |   September 23, 2015
Dorothy Height

7 Women of Color Who Fought for Gender Equality

In honor of Women’s Equality Day, here are seven amazing women of color who have helped fight for — and win — greater equality for women. Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   4 Comments   |   August 20, 2015
The Republican presidential candidates at the first primary debate.

This Was the Biggest Problem with the GOP Debate

The first presidential primary debate made it clear that the political leadership gender gap is everybody’s loss. Absent from the discussion were issues like equal pay, child care, sexual assault, and minimum wage. Read more »

The 2014–15 Student Advisory Council taking a break during the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) to take a fun photo.

Webinar: Get the Inside Scoop on 2015–16 Campus Programs

Choose one of two times to attend this August 11 webinar for an inside look at these campus-based leadership programs, information on how to apply, and a chance to ask questions about the process. Students, campus professionals, and AAUW members are welcome to attend. Read more »

Event   |   Leadership   |   August 12, 2015
Elect Her; campaign poster

These Campus Women Won!

In 2015, 76 percent of Elect Her participants who reported running for office on campus won their campaigns. Meet some of the winners! Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   June 26, 2015
Don McPherson, Lilly Ledbetter, Noorjahan Akbar, Marianne Schnall, and Kate Farrar at the convention panel

What Does It Take to Make a Woman Leader?

In a world where the qualities of leadership are most often defined by men, how do we encourage more women to dare to become leaders? Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   June 22, 2015

Future Leaders to Hear Inspiring Speakers at Premier Conference for College Women

The National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) will feature a lineup of high-profile speakers during this transformative event for the next generation of history makers. Read more »

Article   |   Leadership   |   May 27, 2015