Professional photo headshot of Sherie Randolph

The Challenges of Being in Academia from a Black Feminist, and How She Has Addressed Them

Sherie Randolph, an associate professor at the University of Michigan and former AAUW American Fellow, recently published the first comprehensive book on Florynce “Flo” Kennedy. She shared with us what has helped her succeed as a woman of color and feminist in academia. Read more »

An image of Afia Nathaniel, 2003–04 International Fellow and a computer scientist-turned-filmmaker. Her debut feature film is titled, "Dukhtar."

“Dukhtar” Director on Breaking the Silence around Child Marriage

Afia Nathaniel, a computer scientist turned filmmaker, is making waves with her moving film about a mother fleeing Pakistan to protect her daughter from child marriage. Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   November 17, 2015
Keita Wangari attending a Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing

Being a Woman in STEM Isn’t Easy, But Here Are 4 Tips from a Google Employee

AAUW Community Development Grantee and a new Google staff recruit Keita Wangari’ s journey to working at a top-notch tech company has not been an easy one. Read more »

AAUW International Fellow Sofia Espinoza Sanchez (left), along with AAUW’s Gloria Blackwell, attended the STEM Makes Scents event on Capitol Hill.

On Capitol Hill, Yale Biophysicist Addresses STEM Gender Bias and Solutions

Espinoza Sanchez, a 2013–14 AAUW International Fellow, is used to pushing against stereotypes and assumptions about women in STEM. Gender stereotypes pervade hers and her colleagues’ experiences at the Pollard Lab at Yale University, where she is a doctoral candidate. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   October 16, 2015
AAUW student organization members at Texas A&M University wear Rosie the Riveter outfits.

These AAUW Opportunities Can Make Your School Year Even Better

Whether you’re a student or campus professional, there’s an opportunity for you to make this school year great, any time of the year. Read more »

Natalie Dawson, 2010–11 American Fellow

AAUW Fellowships and Grants Tool Kit

Learn how to become an ambassador for the fellowships and grants programs to attract diverse candidates. Read more »

AAUW Fellowships Selection Panel Application

Contribute to the advancement of women and break through barriers to women’s achievement in education and the workplace by serving on an AAUW Selection Panel. Read more »

AAUW Grants Selection Panel Application

Contribute to the advancement of women and break through barriers to women’s achievement in education and the workplace by serving on an AAUW Selection Panel. Read more »

A girl works on a lab experiment

How to Unleash Girls’ Natural Potential in STEM

Green Works conducted an experiment. The task: to draw scientists. The result: Nearly all of the girls drew men. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   August 04, 2015
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AAUW’s 2015–16 Fellows and Grantees Will Change the World

Our 2015-16 fellowships and grants program awarded a total of 3.7 million in funding for individual women and community projects serving women and girls. Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   2 Comments   |   August 01, 2015