All Eyes on Madeleine Albright

  “But grandma, I don’t get what the big deal is with you being Secretary of State — aren’t all women secretaries?” —Madeline Albright’s four-year-old granddaughter When I saw Madeleine […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   8 Comments   |   December 15, 2009

Sister, Can You Spare a Dime

I received a letter in the mail from Virginia Governor Tim Kaine last weekend. My first thought was, no more elections. Run. Hide. Ok, admittedly a bit dramatic, but I’m […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   2 Comments   |   August 04, 2009

David Letterman’s Next Move

Thanks to the recent flap between David Letterman and Sarah Palin over the joke he made about one of her daughters, some moms and/or dads may be having second thoughts […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   2 Comments   |   June 18, 2009

It’s Hard to Go Wrong when Following Your Passion

The National Conference for College Women Student Leaders leaves everyone involved — not just participants — with inspiration and motivation to accomplish anything we are passionate about. One of the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   2 Comments   |   June 12, 2009

Everyone Can Make a Difference

Each year, during the Women of Distinction Awards Ceremony at the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders, five outstanding women leaders and trailblazers are honored for their accomplishments and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   June 08, 2009

Volunteering and the First Amendment

Thursday morning, about 100 pre-conference attendees at the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders left the University of Maryland, College Park, in the mists of wet weather for downtown […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   June 05, 2009

Meet Gail Reimer: Founding Director of the Jewish Women’s Archive

Growing up, Gail Reimer, a 1984–85 American Fellow, knew she was going to have to do something more than just live her life. With two parents who had survived the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   May 29, 2009

Caring for the Earth

There are more than 50 workshops at the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL). A wide variety of topics — from body image to how to work in […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   May 28, 2009

Women in Congress: Student Government as a Pathway to Power

American University’s Women & Politics Institute has gathered some interesting research on women in Congress and student governments. The institute asked women currently serving in Congress if they had previously […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   May 12, 2009

The Peacemaker

Nontombi Naomi Tutu, one of the keynote speakers at this year’s NCCWSL, has dedicated her life to conflict resolution. I am eager to learn about her experiences with apartheid and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   April 27, 2009