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

Meet Mary Blair: Mentor and Biologist

After spending a semester meeting and interviewing former AAUW fellows and grantees, I have come to see AAUW awards as opportunities for recipients to develop themselves as women, mentors, and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   January 11, 2012

Did You Miss the “Tweet-Up”?

Last Friday, AAUW hosted Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and the Department of Education’s Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali for a “tweet-up” (a meet-up on Twitter) to answer questions […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   January 10, 2012

“Tweet Up” with the Secretary of Education on Friday

To kick off 2012 and recognize the 40th anniversary of Title IX this year, AAUW is proud to host Secretary of Education Arne Duncan for our “tweet-up” (a meet-up on […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   12 Comments   |   January 04, 2012

The Double Bind

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   |   December 22, 2011

Implicit Bias

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   |   December 21, 2011

The Return on Mentoring

In today’s society, in which young people are consumed by social media and look up to Kim Kardashian and Kanye West as role models, it is easy to assume that […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   December 16, 2011

Tamara Brown Named White House Champion of Change

On Friday, December 9, President Obama’s top science advisers honored 12 community heroes, including AAUW member and former president of the AAUW Buffalo (NY) Branch Tamara Brown, as leaders in […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   2 Comments   |   December 12, 2011

The Role of Family Responsibilities for College Faculty

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   |   December 02, 2011