In Consideration of Occupying Wall Street

With the Occupy Wall Street (almost) movement gaining traction, the best question so far has been: Why would you occupy? The answers I’ve seen so far are heart wrenching. On […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   October 05, 2011

Campus Funding and Leadership Opportunities

This is my fourth year working on AAUW’s college-based national leadership programs, and I’m excited to announce that it’s that time of year again. Applications are now available for three […] Read more »

Transforming Duke’s Student Government

Ebonie Simpson is a rising senior at Duke University who is majoring in public policy. An alumna of Elect Her–Campus Women Win, Simpson served as the student liaison to bring […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   August 26, 2011

Sarah Hughes: Another Elect Her Success Story

Sarah Hughes decided to run for president of her Honors College Assembly after attending Elect Her–Campus Women Win, AAUW and Running Start’s campaign training program for college women, at the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   August 18, 2011

State Education Cuts Endanger the Future

A recent report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities revealed that many states have enacted deep, dramatic cuts to their K–12 and higher education budgets and that nearly […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   August 04, 2011

Oregon Branches Fly High with WINGS

This is the second post in a series featuring the 2011 Breaking through Barriers Award winners, which were announced in June at the AAUW National Convention. Part 1  │ This […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   July 11, 2011

Reflecting on Three Days of Leadership

During the closing session of the National Conference for College Women Studies Leaders, attendees took some time to think about what they learned during their three days together. The session, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   June 09, 2011

NCCWSL Workshop Roundup

  During last week’s National Conference for College Women Student Leaders, students learned about opportunities in different professional fields, attended workshops that provided helpful skill-building tools, and took part in […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   June 09, 2011

Getting through the College Hard Times

I spend a decent portion of my time speaking to inner-city youth about their options after high school. Though every group of students is different, I always get the question, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   May 16, 2011

Elect Her in Ohio and Northern Michigan

The final round of Elect Her–Campus Women Win events for this spring are over. As sad as we are to see these trainings come to an end, we are inspired […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   April 26, 2011