Meet Mariya Lazebnik: Senior Scientist and Cancer Researcher

Mariya Lazebnik, a 2007–08 Selected Professions Fellow, first became interested in biomedical problems after studying cancer biology in high school. She decided to study electrical and biomedical engineering in college […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   October 31, 2008

Project Profile: 2002–03 Girl Scout Summer Day Camp

In a recent interview, 2002–03 Community Action Grantee Marianne North talked about her work with the Girl Scout/Tech Trek Summer Day Camp in Wyoming. An active AAUW member, having served […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   October 24, 2008

Meet Elaine Hale: Chemical Engineer

Elaine Hale, a 2003–04 Selected Professions Fellow, considers herself a jack-of-all-trades, a character trait that works in her favor in her new position at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. As […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   October 17, 2008

Meet Rashi Bahri: Talk Show Host, Screenplay Writer, Producer, Director

I remember once, after a knock-down, drag-out battle about whether or not I should take a year off of college to travel the west coast — my corner said yes […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   6 Comments   |   October 10, 2008

Project Profiles: Latina Fashionista

The first grant Roseanna Garcia, 2007–08 Community Action Grantee, ever wrote was to AAUW for her project Latina Fashionista, aimed at helping Latina youth understand college and career opportunities for […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   September 26, 2008

Update on Jane Chen and Embrace

On August 29, we posted a profile of Jane Chen, a 2007–08 Selected Professions Fellow. Just this past week we received an e-mail from Jane with exciting news about her […] Read more »

Meet Shibani Rao, Legal Counsel

I got an e-mail from Shibani Rao my first week at AAUW. Shibani was looking for ways to connect with former fellows, and I was happy to announce that so […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   September 19, 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

Meet Jessica Braun

Jessica Braun: Sustainable Architecture MA and Mongolian Care Center Designer While reading through the 2007-2008 Selected Profession Fellows final reports, my eyes were drawn to Jessica Braun’s report, in which […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   August 15, 2008