Are You Grad-School Ready?

Just the other day, I was talking with a classmate, and somehow we ended up on the topic of graduate school. As a junior in college, the time for deciding […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   March 13, 2012

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 seminars […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   June 09, 2011

“And For God’s Sake, Don’t Cry”

Well, I certainly didn’t pay heed to that advice from Connie Chung as I sat listening to an awesome set of women during the 2011 National Conference for College Women […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   2 Comments   |   June 08, 2011

A Place to Conquer Fears and Learn New Things

Danielle Kimmel was afraid of driving alone on a major highway, but in June 2010 she took a solo trip from Collegeville, Pennsylvania, to College Park, Maryland, and conquered her […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   May 11, 2011

Elect Her in Alabama, South Carolina, Washington, and Wyoming

Elect Her–Campus Women Win encourages and trains young women to run for student government. Here are some highlights from recent events at the the University of Alabama, Coastal Carolina University, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 03, 2011

The Feminist Movement: Alive and Well

During a recent meeting of my Psychology of Women class at Mount Holyoke College, my classmates and I discussed the attitudes of young women regarding feminism and what those attitudes […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   February 22, 2011

Alabama Student Leaders Begin a Year of Action

When an Alabama leadership conference for college women shut down because of the troubled economy, Jessi Hitchins was stuck. As the assistant director of the Women’s Resource Center at the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   November 11, 2010

Leadership and Social Justice

Many people see things in the world that make them stop and wish for something different. I’m not talking about adding ketchup and mustard to a burger; I’m talking about […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   June 11, 2010

Not Your Typical Awards Ceremony

We’ve all been there — clapping madly while thinking of other things at local awards ceremonies, standing and cheering when it’s our daughter/son/spouse/friend’s turn. Well, last night’s AAUW/NASPA Women of […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   2 Comments   |   June 04, 2010