Chick Lit and Postfeminism by Stephanie Harzewski

Where Are All the Chick-Lit Feminists?

Summer is coming and with it the onslaught of chick-lit “beach reads” targeted at women. While everyone surely has different opinions and ideas about the genre, it never hurts to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   7 Comments   |   April 17, 2013
Samaura Stone poses with AAUW members at the AAUW WINGS conference.

WINGS to Fly: Supporting Women’s Education

As a child, I was captivated by birds. To me, they symbolized freedom, hope, and independence. I wished I too could fly and dreamed about all of the places I […] Read more »

Casandra Rauser

Selecting the Next Generation of Innovators

Our new class of AAUW fellowships and grants recipients may very well deliver award-winning authors, inventors, or Nobel Prize winners, and we look forward to supporting their careers. But we […] Read more »

The Newseum, the Hill, and More: NCCWSL Pre-Conference Tours!

As a college senior, I’ve attended my share of leadership conferences where I gained skills that have already made a huge impact on my professional life. AAUW also understands the […] Read more »

Article   |   Campus   |   April 11, 2013
AAUW Salary Calculator: What is your college major worth?

What’s Your College Major Worth?

Your college major and your occupation make a big difference in how much you are paid. Just in time for Equal Pay Day, we are launching the AAUW Salary Calculator. […] Read more »

SAC member Kelly Kay Clark

Making a Dream Career of Mentoring

It’s hard to believe that two years ago I was interviewing for graduate programs in student affairs, and now I’m getting ready for commencement. I was inspired to enter this […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   March 28, 2013
Martha Bohachevsky-Chomiak

No Such Thing as “Separate Women’s Rights”: Ukraine’s Feminism

One common criticism of feminism is that its definition as it is traditionally understood in the United States has been exported to — and often imposed on — non-Western countries. […] Read more »

Natasha Mercado (back row, in purple scarf) is a member of the AAUW National Student Advisory Council.

Where Do I Fit In?

When I was mentoring a high school junior, I often discussed potential career paths, colleges, and scholarships. My mentee was a bright, driven, and talented young lady with dreams of […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   March 21, 2013
Mary Ritter Beard ca. 1920–30.

Preserving an Untold History

  “No documents, no history” was the motto of the World Center for Women’s Archives, an idea developed in 1935 by historian, archivist, and AAUW member Mary Ritter Beard. Beard’s […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   March 11, 2013
The AAUW Public Policy team puts their hands together for VAWA.

You Didn’t Give Up on the Violence Against Women Act!

Can you believe it?! Only six weeks ago I wrote on AAUW’s blog, “Don’t Give Up on Reauthorizing VAWA.” And you didn’t! This morning, the House of Representatives passed the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   February 28, 2013