She Won’t Wait in Line: Reshma Saujani, 2013 Woman of Distinction

Reshma Saujani was born in the United States to Ugandan refugee parents fleeing Idi Amin’s violent dictatorship. Her parents’ experiences in Uganda triggered a personal concern in Saujani for the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   January 03, 2013

Meet NCCWSL Woman of Distinction Donna Shalala

We are thrilled to honor Donna Shalala — a teacher, scholar, and leader — as a Woman of Distinction for the 2013 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders. Her […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   November 19, 2012

Becoming a Woman of Distinction

On Thursday night, nearly 600 college women sat quietly in their seats, staring up at a stage where six amazing women gathered. It was the National Conference for College Women […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   June 05, 2012

I’m Ready for NCCWSL — Are You?

The 2012 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders is coming! In fact, it starts today. Are you prepared? I started to panic the other day when I realized that […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   May 30, 2012

Attend the Women of Distinction Awards Ceremony!

Registration for the 2012 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) sold out in record time! But we still have tickets available for the Women of Distinction Awards ceremony, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   May 15, 2012

Meet the Amazing 2012 Women of Distinction

Registration for the 2012 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) closes on May 16. The Women of Distinction Awards ceremony, which is held during the conference, pays tribute […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   May 10, 2012

“And For God’s Sake, Don’t Cry”

Well, I certainly didn’t pay heed to that advice from Connie Chung as I sat listening to an awesome set of women during the 2011 National Conference for College Women […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   2 Comments   |   June 08, 2011

How Women Are Changing Philanthropy

Despite the fact that we are still fighting for equal pay for women in 2011, both the Toronto Star and the New York Times have reported that there are more […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   January 21, 2011

Where Have the Women Coaches Gone?

1972: Title IX outlaws gender discrimination in school sports and any other federally funded education program. 2010: The number of women participating in sports at both the high school and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   December 20, 2010

Not Your Typical Awards Ceremony

We’ve all been there — clapping madly while thinking of other things at local awards ceremonies, standing and cheering when it’s our daughter/son/spouse/friend’s turn. Well, last night’s AAUW/NASPA Women of […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   2 Comments   |   June 04, 2010