Project Profile: Oasis for Girls

As a young Indian immigrant, Sadaf was part of the first Oasis girls’ group held at Columbia Park housing in San Francisco’s  South of Market neighborhood. She offered to teach […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   3 Comments   |   February 22, 2010

Meet Diane Favro: Professor of Architecture

Looking through a set of old black-and-white AAUW photos, I came across one of Diane Favro, a 1981–82 American fellow, when she was a teaching assistant at the University of […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   January 29, 2010

Meet Linda Neuhauser: Health Researcher

Linda Neuhauser, a 1986–87 AAUW American fellow, is currently serving as clinical professor in the Division of Community Health and Human Development at the University of California, Berkeley. She is […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   January 22, 2010

Meet Abbie Griffin: Marketing Professor

Three words that students might use to describe the award-winning marketing professor Abbie Griffin are demanding, professional, and fun. Although this 1988–89 American Fellow has high expectations for her students, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   3 Comments   |   January 15, 2010

Meet Carol Pletcher: President of Pletcher Inc.

Carol Pletcher, a former vice president at Cargill and the current president of Pletcher Incorporated, was awarded an AAUW American Fellowship in 1977. The fellowship came in the middle of […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   January 08, 2010

Meet Chrystal Bell: Crime Scene Forensic Scientist

The episode starts with a man in a restaurant who inadvertently flashes the gun at his waist as he grabs his wallet. The camera zooms in for a close-up of […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   2 Comments   |   December 11, 2009

Meet Marcia Grant: University Founder

Although the permanent home of Marcia Grant, a 1963–64 fellow, is a beautiful old stone farmhouse in a small village in France, when I called her for an interview she […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   2 Comments   |   November 13, 2009

Meet Kamala Visweswaran: Associate Professor of Anthropology and Asian Studies at the University of Texas

In March 2009 nine scholars conducting research on India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan spent a day trying to envision a way to demilitarize South Asia and help the region move forward […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   November 06, 2009

Meet Margaret Jackson: Opera Singer and Ethnomusicologist

Margaret Jackson, a 2006–07 American Fellow, joined AAUW in March 2008. “I wanted very much to support the organization that has been a strong support to me.” The AAUW fellowship […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   October 30, 2009

Project Profile: Arhythmetic Jukebox

Cynthia White, a 2007–08 Community Action Grant recipient, has big ideas about math. She wants to change students’ realities about their inability to do math. “I don’t want it to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   6 Comments   |   October 23, 2009