Celebrating Women’s History Month

Today marks the beginning of 31 wonderful days celebrating women’s history. Throughout Women’s History Month, we’ll be telling stories of past and current women doing big things. Here’s what we’re […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 01, 2013
Image: MAKERS

Meet Your MAKERS

What will you be watching tomorrow night?  We suggest turning the channel or setting your DVR to record PBS’ new documentary MAKERS: Women Who Make America, which premieres February 26 […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   4 Comments   |   February 25, 2013
Dorothy Ferebee

Celebrating Black History: AAUW’s Dorothy Ferebee

The accomplishments of AAUW women never cease to amaze me, and Dorothy Celeste Boulding Ferebee is no exception. Ferebee, a physician, health care advocate, and AAUW board member, tirelessly worked […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   February 15, 2013
Katie Miller

Fighting “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”: Woman of Distinction Katie Miller

Courageous. Inspirational. Groundbreaking. These are just some of the words that come to mind when I think about Katie Miller, one of our 2013 NCCWSL Women of Distinction. Miller’s story […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   January 28, 2013

An Inaugural Address to Remember

We, the people, declare today that the most evident of truths — that all of us are created equal — is the star that guides us still. Just as it […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   January 23, 2013

Steubenville: A Wake-up Call for Schools

Warning: The content of this post might trigger unpleasant memories for anyone who has experienced sexual assault. Last summer in Steubenville, Ohio, two 16-year-old high school football players allegedly raped […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   January 08, 2013

Budget 101: Fiscal Cliff Detour Creates Future Obstacles

In this installment of our ongoing Budget 101 blog series, we’re exploring what was in the “fiscal cliff” package passed by Congress over the New Year’s holiday. Late last night, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   January 02, 2013

Budget 101: “Fiscal Cliff” Cuts Will Sting for Women and Girls

Welcome back to the Budget 101 blog series, where we explore the federal budget and how it affects Americans’ lives. In this installment, we’ll look into the possible cuts to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   December 19, 2012

Meet Dahlia Eissa: Bridging Feminism and Islam

For as long as Dahlia Eissa can remember, she has been a feminist. Growing up in Australia with Egyptian immigrant parents, she was never afraid to ruffle feathers. She began […] Read more »

The author, right, with former California State University, Fullerton President Milton Gordon and a fellow student

Four Ways to Celebrate Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week

Sunday, September 16, marked the start of National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week. The celebration, which extends through Saturday, September 22, coincides with Hispanic Heritage Month and recognizes the impact that Hispanic-serving […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   September 17, 2012