Cultivating Women Firefighters — Gals Only! Fire Science Camp

According the Department of Labor, women ages 16 and older account for about 47 percent of the civilian workforce. However, paid female firefighters represent 3.7 percent of the civilian workforce, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   February 15, 2012
Fellow of the 50's

Following the Fellows of the 1950s

We invite you once again to look back at the history of AAUW’s famous and influential fellows — this time, we’ll focus on the exciting work of alumnae in the 1950s. Read more »

SisterMentors participate in a women's writing retreat in 2014.

SisterMentors: Building the Dream for 15 Years

AAUW holds a special place in my heart. I received an American Fellowship during the last year of my pursuit of my doctorate, and I was awarded a Community Action […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   October 19, 2011

AAUW Fellows in Action: It’s All Global

This week has been full of news about the Clinton Global Initiative, initiated in 2005 by former President Bill Clinton “to inspire, connect, and empower a community of global leaders to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   September 28, 2011
The young grantee Miriam poses for a photo next to a podium with the AAUW banner and branch member Patricia Allgeier.

Parting Words from Last Year’s Fellows and Grantees

There are many rewarding aspects to working in Fellowships and Grants at AAUW, but one in particular is reading about all the amazing accomplishments of our outgoing fellowship and grant recipients in their final reports. Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   September 21, 2011

Meet Nicole Prévost Logan: Author and Global Citizen

When I met 1950–51 AAUW International Fellow Nicole Prévost Logan at the AAUW national office in Washington, D.C., I had no idea that I was sitting across from a woman […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   August 17, 2011

Meet Esy Casey: Artist and Cinematographer

Artist and 2009–10 AAUW Career Development Grantee Esy Casey was working in book design when her best friend, Sarah Friedland, asked her to help film a documentary on Zulu women’s […] Read more »

All-China Meets AAUW

As a part of AAUW’s ongoing commitment to improving the status of women and girls globally via fellowships, grassroots programming, and advocacy, AAUW recently hosted 18 women from the All-China […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   2 Comments   |   August 08, 2011

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

Thanks to AAUW Fellow and Grant Recipient Alumnae

In June 2008, I left my teaching position in Brazil to pursue a master’s degree in communications at American University. I approached my return to school with apprehension since six […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   May 19, 2010