Western Washington Women Win

Washington was the first state in the country to elect women to serve in its three highest political offices at the same time, and women still hold both U.S. Senate […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   March 03, 2011

Elect Her at Below Zero

Despite subzero temperatures, students at the University of Wyoming keep their campus alive with inspiring activities during these freezing winter months. On February 10 Liz Brown, Associated Students of the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   March 02, 2011

Finding Your Voice through Public Service

Are you ready to run? When Greenville, South Carolina, Councilwoman Jil Littlejohn was first asked this question, she didn’t immediately answer yes. Last weekend at Coastal Carolina University, 34 students […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   March 01, 2011

The Feminist Movement: Alive and Well

During a recent meeting of my Psychology of Women class at Mount Holyoke College, my classmates and I discussed the attitudes of young women regarding feminism and what those attitudes […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   February 22, 2011

Even Women Doctors Face a Pay Gap

You probably remember growing up and playing doctor with your little stuffed teddy bear, right? For many doctors, I bet those were the moments that helped inspire them to save […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   4 Comments   |   February 18, 2011

Elect Her in North Carolina and Illinois

AAUW and Running Start kicked off the season’s Elect Her–Campus Women Win trainings earlier this month. Elect Her encourages and trains young women to run for student government. Here are […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   February 17, 2011

Lesson Learned

The women of Northern Illinois University are planning to take state politics by storm. The Elect Her–Campus Women Win training program came to snowy DeKalb, Illinois, last weekend, and the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   February 17, 2011

A Dynamic Day with Duke Women (and a Few Great Guys!)

On a rainy day in early February, I had the pleasure of meeting the fabulous women of the Duke Women’s Center. Their team was in charge of bringing the AAUW […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   February 17, 2011

For Women like Me

I was in a room with the late Adriel D. Johnson, Sr. when he lifted his glasses to his forehead and asked, “Ms. Blanchard, will you be doing the Ph.D.?” […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   7 Comments   |   February 14, 2011

Stand against Violence with The Vagina Monologues

Every spring, students and community members perform The Vagina Monologues as a part of V-Day’s international campaign to end violence against women and girls. In the past 11 years, productions […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   February 04, 2011