Introducing Project Profiles

As a kid, I didn’t spend summers in front of the TV — there was never time. If I wasn’t at 4-H or church camp, I was wading through the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   September 05, 2008

Meet Jane Chen: Co-Creator of Low-Cost Infant Incubators

Jane Chen’s words of advice to women reading this “Following the Fellows” series are, “Follow your passions, and dare to dream to change the world.” This advice might sound hollow […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   2 Comments   |   August 29, 2008

Meet Catherine Cole

Catherine Cole: Professor, Performer, Survivor Most universities have a wide range of professors — from the snore-invoking ones who can’t draw students away from their newspapers to the engaging teachers […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   August 22, 2008

Redefining Back to School

Two months ago I submitted my first AAUW blog post about my journey from Campinas, Brazil, where I was working as a high school English teacher, to Washington, D.C., in […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   6 Comments   |   August 21, 2008

Meet Nancy Segal: Accomplished Twin Researcher

It was former fellow Nancy Segal who first approached AAUW wanting to express her gratitude for her 2003 American Fellowship. As I went about preparing this profile, I came across […] Read more »

Meet Inga Murariu

Today the application forms for the five AAUW fellowships and grants were posted online, beginning the process for many women of trying to put their dreams into words and asking […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   August 01, 2008

Meet Patricia Marzec

Patricia Marzec, a 2004–05 Career Development Grantee, recently obtained certification as a licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT), the completion of a journey that began in 2003 at Loyola Marymount […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   July 25, 2008

Following the Fellows

Last week I moved back to the United States after a four-year teaching stint in Brazil. Holidays were spent lying on deserted, white-sand beaches; my four-year rent was completely paid […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   4 Comments   |   July 23, 2008

Cinco de Mayo

Ethnicity is an interesting topic of discussion, whether you’re comparing presidential candidates, having a heated debate about immigration policies or making dinner table conversation with people you’re meeting for the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   4 Comments   |   May 05, 2008

Visitors from Iraq

As part of a weeklong tour to learn about American higher education programs, nine Iraqi university administrators and deans visited AAUW this week. At a meeting led by Gloria Blackwell, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   March 26, 2008