Leadership and Social Justice

Many people see things in the world that make them stop and wish for something different. I’m not talking about adding ketchup and mustard to a burger; I’m talking about […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   June 11, 2010

Just How Big Is It?

Lilly Ledbetter, who faced gender pay discrimination while working for Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, thought pay inequity was a problem unique to the South. She soon learned, however, that […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   May 28, 2010

National Conference for College Women Student Leaders’ 25th Anniversary Celebration Draws More Than 450 Students, High-Profile Speakers

PRESS RELEASE: More than 450 students from colleges and universities around the country are expected to attend the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders at the University of Maryland, College Park, June 3–5. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   May 27, 2010

AAUW Launches New “Elect Her” Initiative to Change Status Quo in U.S. Politics

PRESS RELEASE: AAUW is launching Elect Her — a new initiative — to expand the pipeline of women running for elective office, an effort that could change the face of politics in America. Read more »

Is the Women’s Movement Relevant Today?

There are many signs of change around us that are a result of the women’s movement. For example, women have achieved prominent positions in government and in academia. In Congress […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   April 09, 2010

On a Mission to Be Who I Am Destined to Be

I recently attended the NASPA — Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education conference in Chicago. This year’s theme was “Live the Legacy, Be the Movement.” The underlying purpose of the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   March 26, 2010

A Passion for Teal in North Carolina

The University of North Carolina, Wilmington, recently hosted a Campaign College training that brought leadership lessons to life for the participating students that will last beyond their years at the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   March 19, 2010

Tunnel of Oppression: An Eye-Opening Experience

Imagine walking into a dark space that is totally enclosed. Inside there are pictures on the walls of abused women with bruised and bloody faces looking directly at you. A […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   4 Comments   |   March 15, 2010

Mardi Gras, the Saints, and a New Mayor Can’t Compete with…

Campaign College at Loyola University in New Orleans! That’s right. Following all of these events was the training on February 20 about running for student government. Loyola student government officers […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   March 03, 2010

AAUW Staff among WIN’s Young Women of Achievement

Each year the Women’s Information Network celebrates talented women leaders who are influential in their communities through its Young Women of Achievement award. The award acknowledges young, pro-choice, Democratic women […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   February 16, 2010