Start Building Your Network Now

Building your network is key to seeking elected office in college or in your community. Last Saturday, at Howard University’s Elect Her—Campus Women Win training, that is just what occurred. […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   February 23, 2012

There Is Nothing To Lose

Recently, at Coastal Carolina University a group of over 30 college women sacrificed their Saturday to gain leadership skills and build their network. The women attended Elect Her—Coastal Carolina Women […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   February 23, 2012

Girl Power in our Nation’s Capital

Inside the beltway, as political operatives discussed the latest dynamics in the race for president, a different kind of political discussion was taking place just a few blocks from K […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   February 23, 2012
Tawakkul Karman, Leymah Gbowee, and Liberian President Ellen Johson Sirleaf (right) accepting 2011 Nobel Peace Prize. Photo courtesy of Harrywad, via Wikimedia Commons

Another Presidents Day without a U.S. Woman President

To many Americans, Presidents Day is just another Monday off to take advantage of department store sales. However, as we commemorate the birthdays of two of our most significant presidents, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   3 Comments   |   February 20, 2012

Are College Women Stepping Up?

Since the numbers remain grim for women in Congress and state legislatures, where can we train the next generation of women political leaders? AAUW and Running Start collaborate on Elect […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   October 28, 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 »

The World’s Most Powerful Women?

Forbes released its infamous lists this past week. And while women get their own list,  the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women, I’m left wondering what story this really tells us […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   August 29, 2011

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

From Vocalist to Student Government President

Paulette Maria Penzvalto has not taken a traditional route to student government. She is a classically trained vocalist who completed two years of undergraduate education and then decided to start […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   August 11, 2011