A Little Help From AAUW

“I get by with a little help from my friends” is the tune running through our heads as we anticipate posting the list of our 2012–13 AAUW fellowship and grant […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   April 11, 2012

Don’t Miss the “Wonder Women of STEM!”

Join AAUW and the JASON Project for the first Wonder Women of STEM! webcast on April 26. The show will feature two high-achieving professionals who will discuss what it’s like […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   April 06, 2012

Doing Well by Doing Good

Doing well by doing good — this was the theme of Tech Savvy 7, an all-day science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) conference for girls and their parents. The program, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   April 03, 2012

A New Future on the Horizon

I recently had the opportunity to volunteer at the AAUW Springfield (IL) Branch’s 25th annual Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) conference. Around 300 sixth, seventh, and eighth grade girls flocked to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   March 30, 2012

Redlands Branch Leads Next Generation of Women in STEM

Before Casey Morgan Hughes applied to be a criminalist at the California Department of Justice more than five years ago, she had no idea that the field even existed. What […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   March 29, 2012

Girl Scouts: Advancing Girls in our Communities

Girl Scouts are celebrating their centennial year in part by declaring 2012 the year of the girl. Their presence in our neighborhoods, and especially outside shopping venues, is always strong […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   March 14, 2012

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Happy Pi Day! Today, March 14 (or 3/14), is the day that the irrational number  (pi) is celebrated. If you are a little rusty on your math, pi is the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   March 14, 2012

AAUW Dialog Greatest Hits: February

As yet another record-shattering month for AAUW Dialog draws to a close, we would like to highlight some of February’s most popular posts: Who are your favorite on-screen women in […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 03, 2012

Our Favorite On-Screen Women in STEM

What do Temperance “Bones” Brennan, Hermione Granger, and Abby Sciuto have in common? They’re all inspiring female characters who are science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professionals in movies or […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   39 Comments   |   February 28, 2012

Are Creative and Inventive the Same Thing?

How do you know if you are inventive or an innovator — and whether you’re going to be the next Steve Jobs? Does labeling yourself really make a difference in […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   February 07, 2012