18 Million Scratches

Having just spent several days being inspired by the entire 2008 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL), it certainly was hard to watch what potentially could have been […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   3 Comments   |   June 09, 2008

If Not Hillary, Who?

Wish I had that proverbial crystal ball, so I could find out which woman will be the first to actually run the White House, not just be there as support […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   10 Comments   |   April 28, 2008

I never knew … I didn’t inhale …

“Skeletons in the closet” have the capacity to affect how people view an individual. The label “skeleton” usually implies a negative connotation and often does not depend upon whether or […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   March 18, 2008

Equity in the News 2-29-08

AAUW in the News Read about the ten best and worst states for pay equity. AAUW members learn tips for living a more environmentally-friendly life. Over four hundred middle school […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 03, 2008

Race & Gender: Still an Issue

As CNN reminds us, the 2004 presidential election exit polls indicated that 62% of white men voted for George Bush and 67% of nonwhite men voted for John Kerry. Although […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   February 29, 2008

Vote and Honor Black History!

The election headlines are amazing: “Who’s Black and Female and How Do They Vote?” “In Politics, Gender and Race Vie for Top Billing” “Gender or Race: Black Women Voters Face […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   February 21, 2008

When Old is New Again

One thing I’ll say for this presidential election: I’m finding it much more interesting than usual. It’s gratifying to hear so many people across every age group actually talking about […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   4 Comments   |   February 19, 2008

Should AAUW Endorse Hillary?

With the campaigns for the presidency heating up earlier than ever this year, some AAUW members have asked why AAUW isn’t endorsing the only woman candidate. Now that a woman […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   25 Comments   |   February 15, 2008

Unity: Elusive If You Don’t Try

The New York Times recently ran a story asserting that — surprise! — not all feminists are the same. The article, entitled “Feminists Find Unity Is Elusive,” plays up the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   February 12, 2008

Equity in the News 2-08-08

AAUW in the News Studies show that girls’ self-esteem, confidence, and interest in math and science falter as they grow up. Congress could fix the birth control mix-up with the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   February 10, 2008