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

National Conference for College Women Student Leaders’ 25th Anniversary Celebration Draws More Than 450 Students, High-Profile Speakers

PRESS RELEASE: More than 450 students from colleges and universities around the country are expected to attend the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders at the University of Maryland, College Park, June 3–5. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   May 27, 2010