Members Go “Green” for Girls in STEM

Last weekend at the AAUW of Florida state convention in Gainesville, more than 30 AAUW women built green homes with nontraditional materials. Graham crackers with frosting mortar formed the main […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   April 22, 2009

Honoring AAUW Members

As President Obama gets ready to sign the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act today, we thought to take a moment and honor National Volunteer Week (April 19–25, 2009), signed […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   10 Comments   |   April 21, 2009

Project Profile: GEMS

I hadn’t been in a school setting since saying goodbye to the American School of Campinas and my teaching career last June. That’s one reason I was so excited to […] Read more »

Personal Development Seminar for Eighth-Grade Girls

The University of West Florida’s AAUW Campus Action Project (CAP) team was thrilled to receive a 2008–09 CAP grant, and we are glad to say our project is in full […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   April 13, 2009

Meet Josan Feathers: Civil Engineer and Political Activist

How often do we hear or voice concerns about the state of the world, seeming or feeling hopeless to make change? Josan Feathers, a 1989–90 American Fellow, has a vision […] Read more »

So Much Tennessee, So Little Time

I traveled to the AAUW of Tennessee State Convention this past weekend at the University of Tennessee, Martin. I was invited is because at UT, Martin, there is an active […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   April 03, 2009

The Shoulders of Giants

They say that behind every successful man is a woman. I think it’s also fair to say that behind every successful woman is a woman — or, more likely, many […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   March 27, 2009

Project Profile: Eureka

“Leading and encouraging a small group of female students in STEM activities has been a dream of mine for a long time,” said Gudrun Hutchins, a 2004–06 Community Action Grant […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   March 27, 2009

Honoring Women in the Military

Yesterday I was privileged to participate in the Inaugural Army Women in Transition Symposium, held on Capitol Hill in the Rayburn House Office Building. I was asked to be a […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   March 25, 2009
A painting of Ada Lovelace

Ada Lovelace, Technology Hero

When girls are looking for heroes in technology, who are the leaders that they learn about in school? Who do they look up to? Most of the big names in technology are men, but women have played an important role in the development of technology. Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   2 Comments   |   March 24, 2009