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

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

A Little Service Goes a Long Way

Growing up with a big family meant that I learned at an early age how to step up and help others. My mom also made sure that service was not […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   February 27, 2013

National Mentoring Month: Mentors Helped Me Find My Path

  As a second-year graduate student pursuing student affairs, I have had the ride of my life learning how to balance school, work, and relationships. While trying to maintain this […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   January 24, 2013

A Love Letter to AAUW Members

Today we release the fourth and final video in our giving season series. Each story featured a woman touched by AAUW — our mission, our programs, and our members. I […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   December 27, 2012

“Radical and Bold”: Michigan Students’ 2013 Goals

The end of a year is always a good time to reflect on the accomplishments and joys of the last 12 months and to look ahead to the new year. […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   December 21, 2012

Be Fearless: Join Us at NCCWSL 2013!

The 2013 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) is approaching and will surely leave our attendees with new revelations on leadership. Following NCCWSL 2012 — one of our […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   December 17, 2012

Buy Less, Give More

After a class field trip to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra last week to see the Nutcracker, my 6-year-old son was so excited to tell me all about it. Except what […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   December 13, 2012

Working Together to Support Women Candidates

It takes a special kind of college student to get up early on a Saturday morning, put on a suit, and head out for a voluntary all-day workshop. I feel […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   December 06, 2012