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

Elect Her at Louisville, Louisiana State, and Howard

Elect Her–Campus Women Win, a collaboration between AAUW and Running Start, encourages and trains college women to run for student government. Follow the links below to read highlights from this […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   December 06, 2012

Networking, Planning, Preparing to Run!

One of the most important skills a political candidate can have is networking, and that was the order of the day at Louisiana State University’s Elect Her—Campus Women Win training […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   December 06, 2012

Working toward Political Parity, One Student Government Seat at a Time

On November 10, 2012, the University of Louisville held its first Elect Her—Campus Women Win training. While Elect Her trainings are typically held in the winter and early spring, the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   December 06, 2012

The Other F-Word

My friends and I have a lot in common, but there is one word that often leads to abrupt disagreements: the f-word. No matter when I say it or to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   November 29, 2012

Six Reasons to Celebrate Giving Tuesday

Thanksgiving is a day for giving thanks. Black Friday is a day for getting deals. Why not designate a day for giving back? That’s the question that inspired Giving Tuesday, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   November 27, 2012

Meet NCCWSL Woman of Distinction Donna Shalala

We are thrilled to honor Donna Shalala — a teacher, scholar, and leader — as a Woman of Distinction for the 2013 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders. Her […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   November 19, 2012

Rollin’ with the Derby Girls

When I was a child, my parents always told me that, as a woman, I was supposed to be shy, feminine, and passive. These qualities aren’t necessarily bad, but they […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   November 15, 2012