Meet Freda Bredy

IBM Senior Consultant and Army Medical Corps Reservist Freda Bredy, a 2005–06 Selected Professions Fellow, remembers that in high school her mother served a dual role as guidance counselor and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   April 28, 2010

Meet Kate Schapira: Poet, Teacher, Program Developer

Camp Beacon Women’s Correctional Facility is not surrounded by a fence, and there is no barbed wire. Rather, the women serving in this minimum security prison wear ankle bracelets, which […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   April 21, 2010

Meet Amy Cerato: Geotechnical Engineer

The summer before her junior year of high school, Amy Cerato spent six weeks revegetating trails and building bridges in the Cumberland Gap National Historical Park as part of a […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   3 Comments   |   April 14, 2010

Meet Intan Paramaditha: Cinema Studies Doctoral Candidate

Intan Paramaditha, a 2007–08 International Fellow from Indonesia, began conducting background research for her dissertation in cinema studies at New York University in 2007. As a published author and former […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   March 31, 2010

Meet Sara Rashad: Filmmaker and Activist

Facts on Female Genital Cutting FGC is still practiced in more than 28 countries. Almost 50 percent of the women who have experienced FGC are living in Egypt or Ethiopia. […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   March 24, 2010

Meet Graciela Tiscareño-Sato: Entrepreneur, Advocate, Aviator

Graciela’s 2010 Goals Publish first bilingual children’s book about mothers in the military Publish first business book featuring innovative Latinos in the American “green” economy Visit three graduate business schools […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   March 17, 2010

Following the Fellows Moves to Wednesday

Thank you to everyone who has been reading and commenting on the Following the Fellows series, which began in summer 2008. Since the beginning, I have shared with you the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   March 10, 2010

Meet Cynthia Moss: Neuroscientist and Professor

Bat Facts There are more than 1,000 species of bats. Bats use their wings and tails to grab food and put it in their mouths. Using echolocation, bats can tell […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   3 Comments   |   March 05, 2010

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