Ritu Sharma

One Woman, One Big Impact: Meet Ritu Sharma

Close your eyes. Imagine living in poverty in a developing country as a woman. This image is one that many of us don’t want, or have, to imagine. We sometimes […] Read more »

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Can a Woman Be President? Just Ask These Ladies!

As President Barack Obama’s second term gets underway, speculation is already running rampant over who will run next. Will our next president be a woman? It’s an important question, but […] Read more »

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Deborah Owens: Teaching Women Financial Literacy

With just a month until my college graduation, I have been constantly reminding myself that I will be entering into the “real world.” No longer will I live rent free […] Read more »

Article   |   Leadership   |   May 01, 2013
Rachel Simmons

Rachel Simmons on Being an Authentic Leader

We sat down with Rachel Simmons, internationally acclaimed author and educator and 2013 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) keynote speaker, to talk about the importance of teaching […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   April 26, 2013
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AAUW Launches New Online Mentoring Program

Have you been hearing all the buzz about mentorship lately? Wondering what it’s all about and if you should pay attention? Back in January, AAUW celebrated National Mentoring Month with […] Read more »

Article   |   Leadership   |   April 17, 2013
Gloria Blackwell standing at a podium at CGI U.

CGI U 2013: Global Change through a Gender Lens

From April 5 to 7, AAUW staff, member leaders, and affiliated students attended the 6th annual Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) in St. Louis, Missouri. More than 1,200 students […] Read more »

Article   |   Leadership   |   April 12, 2013
Women learn leadership skills at NCCWSL.

Next Steps for CGI U Attendees

Nearly 1,200 students will gather this weekend to discuss and develop innovative solutions to global challenges at the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U). Held at Washington University, St. Louis, […] Read more »

Eleanor Roosevelt speaking at the 1959 AAUW convention in Kansas City, Missouri

Lessons from Eleanor

More than a half-century after her death, Eleanor Roosevelt continues to inspire women. If you look at a recent high school yearbook, you’ll probably see that at least a handful […] Read more »

Article   |   Leadership   |   March 28, 2013
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Lean in: What Would You Tell Your Younger Self?

  Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s book Lean In was released last week to acclaim, criticism, and abundant book sales. Sandberg’s vocal support for more women in leadership has elevated an […] Read more »

Katie Miller

Katie Miller on LGBT Rights and Women in Combat

We sat down with Katie Miller — a leading advocate for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) service members and a 2013 NCCWSL Woman of Distinction — to talk about […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   March 07, 2013