At the U.N. Women Still Ask: Why So Few?

It was an enriching, busy, and hectic time for AAUW staff and volunteers at the 55th U.N. Commission on the Status of Women, but our U.N. representative Carolyn Donovan kept […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   March 04, 2011

Why Do We Need Women in STEM Fields?

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

Blog   |   Education   |   2 Comments   |   February 28, 2011

We Need You for the 10 for 10 Campaign!

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day (Girl Day for short) in 2001 was the first national call to professionals to get more girls focused on engineering and technology. The founding […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   February 24, 2011

Bark Loudly at the Lion — U.N. Women Has Your Back

For many in the nongovernmental-organization community, the 55th U.N. Commission on the Status of Women began when more than 250 women of all ages from around the world gathered on […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   February 23, 2011

White House Honors Women in STEM

In a month swirling with partisan vitriol and national tragedy, it was refreshing to find a message of hope in my inbox last week — hope for the future of […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   February 02, 2011

AAUW NGCP Liaison in Action at STEMtech 2010!

On November 1, I presented at the STEMtech 2010 League for Innovation conference in Orlando, Florida (STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). I’m an electrical engineer and an AAUW regional […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   December 21, 2010

Meet Margaret Kunje: Saving Malawi’s Forests

Since our founding in 1881, AAUW has strived to support women who raise awareness of pressing social issues through their work. With the increased importance of environmentalism and resource conservation […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   December 09, 2010

Forging a Pathway for Women in STEM and Leadership

Two weeks ago I found myself on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., for the USA Science & Engineering Festival, and on November 9 I found myself there once again for […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   November 17, 2010

U.S.A. Science and Engineering Fair News Flash!

AAUW members and staff are on the National Mall today and tomorrow (October 23 and 24) at the U.S.A. Science and Engineering Festival offering special hands-on activities geared especially to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   October 23, 2010

The White House Rocks a Cool Science Fair

Tired of nagging your kids about their science projects? Tell them that, these days, science is cooler than ever. President Barack Obama hosted a national science fair at the White […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   October 21, 2010