Finding Your Voice through Public Service

Are you ready to run? When Greenville, South Carolina, Councilwoman Jil Littlejohn was first asked this question, she didn’t immediately answer yes. Last weekend at Coastal Carolina University, 34 students […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   March 01, 2011

Elect Her in North Carolina and Illinois

AAUW and Running Start kicked off the season’s Elect Her–Campus Women Win trainings earlier this month. Elect Her encourages and trains young women to run for student government. Here are […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   February 17, 2011

Lesson Learned

The women of Northern Illinois University are planning to take state politics by storm. The Elect Her–Campus Women Win training program came to snowy DeKalb, Illinois, last weekend, and the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   February 17, 2011

A Dynamic Day with Duke Women (and a Few Great Guys!)

On a rainy day in early February, I had the pleasure of meeting the fabulous women of the Duke Women’s Center. Their team was in charge of bringing the AAUW […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   February 17, 2011

Win Friends and Influence People — and Drink Wine!

What’s not to love about an event that lets you meet great new people, share cool ideas, win fun prizes, and have a discounted glass of delicious wine? Personally, I […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   February 03, 2011

AAUW Recognized as Top Nonprofit for Education, Women’s Empowerment

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) has been named a top-rated nonprofit in two categories through GreatNonprofits’ reviews of charitable organizations. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   January 25, 2011

Where Have the Women Coaches Gone?

1972: Title IX outlaws gender discrimination in school sports and any other federally funded education program. 2010: The number of women participating in sports at both the high school and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   December 20, 2010

RIP Brenda Starr

Brenda Starr, the redheaded veteran cartoon reporter, will meet her final deadline on January 2 after more than 70 years in the business. Being a good Irish Catholic (and knowing […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   December 14, 2010

AAUW Reaches Out to Next Generation of Women Leaders

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) has named 10 college student leaders from across the United States to serve on the 2010–11 Student Advisory Council, a leadership group chosen annually to advise the organization about pressing campus issues. Read more »

Article   |   Leadership   |   November 09, 2010

Hispanic Heritage Month and Beyond

Last week Forbes released its list of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women, which includes several Hispanic women. They are trailblazers — a U.S. Supreme Court justice and the president […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   October 15, 2010