Women and Music

There are other, more qualified music experts in my family, but as a music enthusiast (some might say snob), I volunteered to write about women in music. In my opinion, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   7 Comments   |   March 19, 2009

A Day in the Life

Through a 2008–09 AAUW Campus Action Project grant, a team of students and faculty at Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia, are addressing issues facing single mothers who want to attend […] Read more »

Patricia M. Lowrie

When deciding which woman in academia to highlight in this blog, I decided not to focus on a well-known woman academic leader, such as a woman university president or a […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   2 Comments   |   March 04, 2009

Yours, Mine, Ours — A Woman’s History

March is Women’s History Month. If you are young enough to think “Why make a separate month just for women in history?” well, let me tell you. It wasn’t that […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   March 02, 2009

Fem2.0 – The Cutting Edge

I was lucky enough to be part of the Inauguration – on the Mall with my newest 1.5 million friends watching history change in front of our eyes. Well, I […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   3 Comments   |   February 02, 2009

Two Good Rulings from the Court

In October we reported on the oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court for a significant sexual harassment case, Crawford v. Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County. To recap […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   February 02, 2009

Eleanor Roosevelt and Human Rights

I was a fan of FDR long before I ever knew that his wife, Eleanor, had an influential role unlike most presidential wives before her and that after his death […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   December 08, 2008

Meet Rhonda Williams: Historian, Author, and Mentor

Rhonda Williams, a 2002–03 fellow, understands the importance of women’s voices: those who are underrepresented in society due to race and class, those who are seeking support as they pursue […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   3 Comments   |   December 01, 2008

Announcement: Where the Girls Are Panel

This evening, report author and AAUW Research Associate Christianne Corbett will participate in a panel discussion on AAUW’s recent research report, Where the Girls Are: The Facts About Gender Equity […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   November 13, 2008

Powerhouse Women

What do Angela Merkel, Condoleezza Rice, Cristina Fernandez, Yulia Tymoshenko, Sonia Gandhi, Michelle Bachelet, Nancy Pelosi, and Hillary Clinton have in common? Forbes just named them some of the World’s […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   October 16, 2008