Women in Congress: Student Government as a Pathway to Power

American University’s Women & Politics Institute has gathered some interesting research on women in Congress and student governments. The institute asked women currently serving in Congress if they had previously […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   May 12, 2009

My Journey Toward “Keeping the Change”

As a member of AAUW’s National Student Advisory Council, I am responsible for helping with a campus program focused on women’s equity, so I decided to help with the national […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   May 08, 2009

Still, I Rise

Women, it is our duty to lead, on campus, at home, at work, and in every aspect of our lives. If we don’t use our natural talents and intuition to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   May 01, 2009

NCCWSL Experiences, Advice, and Excitement!

The 2009 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) is coming, and I wanted Student Advisory Council members to share their thoughts and advice about this event. Here’s what […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   April 20, 2009

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

A Day in the Life

Through a 2008–09 AAUW Campus Action Project grant, a team of students and faculty at Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia, are addressing issues facing single mothers who want to attend […] Read more »

Battling Eating Disorders

Since last week was National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, I thought it would be appropriate to recognize this issue that is so prevalent among young women, including on college campuses. […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   March 03, 2009

Falling into Stereotypes

The other day I was watching the NBA games on TV with my kids and boyfriend. We are big basketball fans and enjoy watching all the games and teams. During […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   3 Comments   |   February 24, 2009

Celebrating Femininity

Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues is one of my favorite stage productions. Last Thursday, with a few girlfriends and colleagues, I attended my university’s production sponsored by our V-Day group […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   2 Comments   |   February 17, 2009

I’m Running for Secretary of Agriculture …

On Saturday January 31 at Campaign College: Iowa State Women to Win, 21 students gained the skills to run for student office. Ranging in age from freshman to graduate student, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   February 11, 2009