Vera Schwarcz

In Search of Authenticity

Maybe it was her offhand mention of a few of the languages that she is fluent in, or her dogged enthusiasm for finding truth in her research, or all of it together that swayed me: Vera Schwarcz is an impressive AAUW alum. Read more »

CGI America participants each contribute to a topic-specific Working Group of their choosing. These groups convened multiple times over the two days of the CGI America meeting and provided opportunities to share knowledge, build partnerships, and generate commitments around the group's area of focus. Credit: Max Orenstein / Clinton Global Initiative

AAUW, CGI, and Building the Future of STEM

Last week, AAUW Vice President of Fellowships, Grants, and Global Programs Gloria Blackwell attended the Clinton Global Initiative’s annual two-day meeting in Chicago — CGI America. We chatted with Blackwell about AAUW’s role at the meeting, new ideas in promoting STEM education, and finding inspiration in daunting challenges. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   June 26, 2013
The 2013 NCCWSL Women of Distinction pose with the AAUW Student Advisory Council for an Instagram.

How to Get a Presidential Appointment and other Great Advice

Every year, a handful of women are honored as Women of Distinction at the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders. And these honorees give invaluable advice to the hundreds of college women who are attending the annual skill-building conference. Read more »

Article   |   Campus   |   May 31, 2013
Linda T. Alepin

Linda T. Alepin Wins the 2013 Eleanor Roosevelt Fund Award

  Tell us a bit about the Global Women’s Leadership Network. My work with Global Women’s Leadership Network has taken me on a journey into the many issues of women’s […] Read more »

Me in Bangalore, India.

What Are You Thankful For?

Now that my junior year of college is finally finished, I am filled with relief that my academic commitments are behind me for a few months and that I am […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   May 23, 2013
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Why Women Should Ride

I still remember the first time I rode a two-wheeler. I was around 8 or 9, and my dad took me out to a huge parking lot on Chicago’s South […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   May 17, 2013
A woman walks toward a WWII army tank.

The Untold Story of a Norwegian WWII Resistance Fighter

AAUW prepared for the end of World War II by raising funds before Victory in Europe Day on May 8, 1945, to bring students from formerly occupied European countries to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   May 08, 2013
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AAUW Launches New Online Mentoring Program

Have you been hearing all the buzz about mentorship lately? Wondering what it’s all about and if you should pay attention? Back in January, AAUW celebrated National Mentoring Month with […] Read more »

Article   |   Leadership   |   April 17, 2013
Gloria Blackwell standing at a podium at CGI U.

CGI U 2013: Global Change through a Gender Lens

From April 5 to 7, AAUW staff, member leaders, and affiliated students attended the 6th annual Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) in St. Louis, Missouri. More than 1,200 students […] Read more »

Article   |   Leadership   |   April 12, 2013
Women learn leadership skills at NCCWSL.

Next Steps for CGI U Attendees

Nearly 1,200 students will gather this weekend to discuss and develop innovative solutions to global challenges at the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U). Held at Washington University, St. Louis, […] Read more »