The Hormones Made Her Do It

The importance of increased women’s representation in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields has been featured in countless newspaper articles, blogs, and published reports. In the last few weeks, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   October 18, 2011

AAUW Celebrates Women’s Hall of Fame Inductees

“No botox, no detox. My name is Loretta Ford, and I approve this message.” So ended the speech of 91-year-old Ford as she accepted her induction into the National Women’s […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   October 13, 2011

Putting Some MAGiC into STEM

Day in and day out, AAUW members cultivate girls’ achievement and interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers. The message: Yes, you can have this kind of fulfilling, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   October 10, 2011

Girls Aren’t Who They Used to Be

And thank goodness for that. I’m a National Girls Collaborative Project member liaison, and I recently attended the Pennsylvania STEM Girls Collaborative Conference. I was browsing around the showcase of […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   2 Comments   |   October 04, 2011

Spatial-Skills Training Can Improve STEM Retention

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   |   September 29, 2011

Spatial-Visualization Courses Improve 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   |   2 Comments   |   September 28, 2011

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