The Importance of Spatial Skills

Each month this year, AAUW is teaming up with Nature Publishing Group, one of the world’s leading science publishers, to put together an online forum on women in science. The […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   5 Comments   |   September 27, 2011

Too Pretty to Do Homework?

Last week, almost 10 years after Barbie told girls that “math class is tough,” a J.C. Penney girls’ shirt proclaimed, “I’m too pretty to do homework, so my brother has […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   8 Comments   |   September 06, 2011

Cultivating a Culture of Respect to Attract Women to STEM

Each month this year, AAUW is teaming up with Nature Publishing Group, one of the world’s leading science publishers, to put together an online forum on women in science. The […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   2 Comments   |   September 01, 2011

Women Have Higher Standards

Each month this year, AAUW is teaming up with Nature Publishing Group, one of the world’s leading science publishers, to put together an online forum on women in science. The […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   2 Comments   |   August 31, 2011

Campus Funding and Leadership Opportunities

This is my fourth year working on AAUW’s college-based national leadership programs, and I’m excited to announce that it’s that time of year again. Applications are now available for three […] Read more »

24/7 Engineering: Live It and Learn It

Living and learning communities for women students are a new phenomenon in engineering schools all over the country. One of the many goals of these communities is to bolster the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   4 Comments   |   August 22, 2011

Your AAUW Dialog Summer Reading List

Summer is drawing to a close, so the AAUW blog has decided to take some time to just sit back, relax, and have a long weekend. In our absence, why […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   August 20, 2011

Education Hurts Your Ovaries?!

There was a time in this nation when people believed that if women went to college, it would adversely affect their ability to have children. As silly as that notion […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   2 Comments   |   August 10, 2011

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
AAUW alumna Anamarija Frankić works to restore the oyster population of Boston’s Wellfleet Harbor.

Meet Anamarija Frankić: Ecologist and Steward

While completing her master’s degree in ecology and limnology (freshwater science) at the University of Zagreb in Croatia, 1995–96 AAUW International Fellow Anamarija Frankić spent five years working as an ecologist for the Plitvice Lakes, one of UNESCO’s World Heritage sites and one of the oldest national parks in Croatia. Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   August 03, 2011