Lesson Learned

The women of Northern Illinois University are planning to take state politics by storm. The Elect Her–Campus Women Win training program came to snowy DeKalb, Illinois, last weekend, and the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   February 17, 2011

A Dynamic Day with Duke Women (and a Few Great Guys!)

On a rainy day in early February, I had the pleasure of meeting the fabulous women of the Duke Women’s Center. Their team was in charge of bringing the AAUW […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   February 17, 2011

College Teams Tackle the Why So Few? Question

This past spring, AAUW asked in a nationally recognized research report why women are still so underrepresented in science and math fields. Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   December 17, 2010

Winter Break + Computer = Policy Reform

College students, do you want to make a difference on your campus over winter break without even leaving your computer? Participate in SAFER’s (Students Active for Ending Rape) Winter Break […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   1 Comments   |   December 09, 2010

Why So Few? It’s a Global Question

Did you know that men outnumber women 73 percent to 27 percent in all sectors of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) employment? AAUW’s latest report, Why So Few? Women […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   September 23, 2010

Show me the Money: The Importance of Learning Your Worth

A recent article in the New York Times on financial literacy informs us that, unfortunately, many Americans are not fluent in the language of money, and our schools are doing […] Read more »

Mardi Gras, the Saints, and a New Mayor Can’t Compete with…

Campaign College at Loyola University in New Orleans! That’s right. Following all of these events was the training on February 20 about running for student government. Loyola student government officers […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   March 03, 2010

“I Felt Empowered to Get the Salary I Wanted …”

A student participant made this statement after a role-play exercise conducted during an AAUW/WAGE Project $tart $mart salary negotiation workshop that I attended two weeks ago at Harvard University. This […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   February 17, 2010

AAUW Staff among WIN’s Young Women of Achievement

Each year the Women’s Information Network celebrates talented women leaders who are influential in their communities through its Young Women of Achievement award. The award acknowledges young, pro-choice, Democratic women […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   February 16, 2010

25 Years of College Women Leaders—Looking Ahead

This June will mark the 25th anniversary of the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL). The conference, to be held June 3–5, is an inspiration to women student […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   January 06, 2010