Dana stands on stage behind a podium speaking.

5 Things I Learned from Losing an Election

Last year, I ran for student government president at Purdue University. I lost the election. However, I learned that there are other (more important) ways to define success. Read more »

The Republican presidential candidates at the first primary debate.

This Was the Biggest Problem with the GOP Debate

The first presidential primary debate made it clear that the political leadership gender gap is everybody’s loss. Absent from the discussion were issues like equal pay, child care, sexual assault, and minimum wage. Read more »

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6 Reasons to Become an AAUW Student Affiliate!

As a student affiliate of AAUW, you join a lifelong community of leaders who are working to educate and empower women and girls. AAUW Campus Leadership Programs help you build your résumé, develop leadership skills, take action on issues you care about, and connect with other women leaders across the globe. Read more »

Article   |   Campus   |   August 06, 2015
Student Advisory Council members introduced the 2015 NCCWSL Women of Distinction, including Amanda Simpson (right).

6 Empowering Outcomes from Our Student Leadership Conference

We’re happy to share some of the exciting outcomes from the 2015 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL), and we want to thank each and every AAUW member and supporter who made it happen. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   July 20, 2015
The 2014–15 Campus Action Project team from the University of Dubuque hosted a "Melting Gender Roles, Stirring Up Awareness" event on their campus.

Choose Your Own Adventure: Apply for Campus Leadership Programs!

Every year, AAUW’s campus leadership programs are part of the journey for thousands of college women preparing to become the next generation of leaders. The adventure begins when applications open on August 3 for three of these AAUW programs: the National Student Advisory Council, Elect Her, and Campus Action Projects. Read more »

A poster from the 2014-15 CAP project at Pacific Lutheran University

11 Projects That Will Inspire You to Fight Gender Stereotypes

Read what 11 teams of young people did to fight sexism and racism on campus. I dare you to walk away uninspired! Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   1 Comments   |   July 07, 2015
Elect Her; campaign poster

These Campus Women Won!

In 2015, 76 percent of Elect Her participants who reported running for office on campus won their campaigns. Meet some of the winners! Read more »

Shannon Cholakian (center) with her fellow peer counselors at Tech Trek in 2010

More than STEM Skills: My Tech Trek Experience

Even though the camp was only a week long, my experience helped me establish life skills I use daily, empowered me to pursue leadership positions, and motivated me to follow my passions. Here is exactly what Tech Trek taught me. Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   June 17, 2015

Future Leaders to Hear Inspiring Speakers at Premier Conference for College Women

The National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) will feature a lineup of high-profile speakers during this transformative event for the next generation of history makers. Read more »

Article   |   Leadership   |   May 27, 2015
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AAUW and Pantene Announce Nearly $50,000 in Grants to 11 Student-Led Teams

AAUW, as part of an ongoing collaboration with Pantene, has awarded grants totaling nearly $50,000 to 11 student-led teams to fight stereotypes and biases on college campuses around the nation. Read more »

Article   |   Campus   |   January 29, 2015