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

Calling Out Political Sexism, One Candidate at a Time

We’ve all been there. You’re watching television or scanning through the most-read stories online and the commentary about a female politician is about her dowdy outfit or temperamental response to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   September 14, 2010

It’s Not My Father’s Navy… It’s Even Better

My father was always proud of his service in the U.S. Navy, and I have always been proud of him. Today, he would have been particularly proud of the Navy […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   2 Comments   |   July 21, 2010

AAUW Awards $3.2 Million in Fellowships and Grants for 2010–11 Academic Year

PRESS RELEASE: AAUW will award $3.2 million in 2010–11 in support of 215 scholars, research projects, and programs promoting education and equity for women and girls. Read more »

Front Row and Center: The Helen Thomas Vacancy

Headline news today: “An End for Helen Thomas and the Helen Thomas Rules.” Wow. Millions are discussing the controversial comments that led to her retirement, but how many will think […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   5 Comments   |   June 07, 2010

AAUW, NASPA to Honor Dorothy Height with Posthumous Award

PRESS RELEASE: Dorothy Height, who was chair and president emerita of the National Council of Negro Women until her death in April of this year, will be honored with the AAUW/NASPA Women of Distinction Award at the 2010 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL). Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   June 02, 2010

Christina Lagdameo Receives Prestigious Award from AAUW, NASPA

PRESS RELEASE: Christina Lagdameo, deputy director of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, will receive the prestigious AAUW/NASPA Women of Distinction Award at the 2010 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL). Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   June 02, 2010

Nomfundo Walaza to Receive 2010 Woman of Distinction Award

PRESS RELEASE: Nomfundo Walaza, chief executive officer of the Desmond Tutu Peace Centre in Cape Town, South Africa, will receive the AAUW/NASPA Women of Distinction Award during the 2010 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   June 02, 2010

Marie Tillman to Receive Prestigious Award from AAUW, NASPA

PRESS RELEASE: Marie Tillman, founder and chair of the Pat Tillman Foundation, will receive the prestigious AAUW/NASPA Women of Distinction Award during the 2010 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   June 01, 2010

Patti Solis Doyle to Receive Prestigious Award from AAUW, NASPA

PRESS RELEASE: Patti Solis Doyle, a partner at the Washington law firm Utrecht & Phillips and the first Latina to run a U.S. presidential campaign, will receive the prestigious AAUW/NASPA Women of Distinction Award during the 2010 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL). Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   June 01, 2010