Patricia M. Lowrie

When deciding which woman in academia to highlight in this blog, I decided not to focus on a well-known woman academic leader, such as a woman university president or a […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   2 Comments   |   March 04, 2009

Meet Felicia Battle: Information Security Officer

This year, Felicia Battle, a 2007–08 Career Development Grantee, returned to school after six years, earning a master’s degree with a 4.0 GPA and simultaneously changing careers to work in […] Read more »

Meet Nancy Segal: Accomplished Twin Researcher

It was former fellow Nancy Segal who first approached AAUW wanting to express her gratitude for her 2003 American Fellowship. As I went about preparing this profile, I came across […] Read more »

AAUW Celebrates Passage of Legislation

AAUW celebrates the passage of two critical pieces of legislation Thursday: Paycheck Fairness Act The House of Representatives passed the Paycheck Fairness Act (H.R. 1338) by a vote of 247-178. If signed […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   August 01, 2008

Which Women (and Men) Are You Talking About?

It’s been gratifying to see much of the dialogue generated by AAUW’s report, Where the Girls Are. I’ve noted, though, that a few persistent questions keep coming up on various […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   2 Comments   |   May 22, 2008
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Where the Girls Are: The Facts About Gender Equity in Education

Where the Girls Are: The Facts About Gender Equity in Education presents a comprehensive look at the educational achievement of girls during the past 35 years, paying special attention to […] Read more »

Research   |   Education   |   May 20, 2008

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and reading about Take Back the Night rallies and Clothesline projects occurring around the country reminds me of an empowering experience I had as […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   April 11, 2008

Visitors from Iraq

As part of a weeklong tour to learn about American higher education programs, nine Iraqi university administrators and deans visited AAUW this week. At a meeting led by Gloria Blackwell, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   March 26, 2008
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Behind the Pay Gap

Research released in April 2007 by AAUW shows that just one year out of college, women working full time are already paid less than their male colleagues, even when they […] Read more »