Laura Blyler

Laura Blyler

Laura Blyler is the program manager in the AAUW Fellowships and Grants Department, where she manages the alumnae and global programs. She enjoys staying in touch with alumnae through the @AAUWFellowships Twitter account and the alumnae LinkedIn group. She is also AAUW’s go-to blogger on sports, global issues, and all things German.

Work by Laura Blyler

London Olympics Offer Hope for Gender Equity

The 2012 Summer Olympics will mark monumental progress for gender equality around the world. The games could be the first in Olympic history at which all participating countries field teams […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   July 09, 2012

Another Presidents Day without a U.S. Woman President

To many Americans, Presidents Day is just another Monday off to take advantage of department store sales. However, as we commemorate the birthdays of two of our most significant presidents, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   3 Comments   |   February 20, 2012

U.N. Day

AAUW joins the international community today in commemorating United Nations Day. U.N. Day is celebrated every year on the anniversary of the Charter of the United Nations for the purpose […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   October 24, 2011

Man Enough to Carry a Pink Backpack?

America’s favorite pastime is a game filled with tradition — Cracker Jack is still sold in concession stands, and managers wear the same uniforms as players. But over the past […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   October 07, 2011

The Power of the Pantsuit

Last week, my attention was focused on the news surrounding German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s state visit. Her visit was significant because it marked many firsts for women in diplomacy. In […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   June 14, 2011

There’s No Crying — or Women — in Baseball?

Throughout my childhood, whenever anyone would ask me what I wanted to be when I grew up, I would respond, “A professional baseball player.” My dad shared his love of […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   5 Comments   |   April 15, 2011

Women Making History for Egypt

All eyes have been on Egypt as millions of Egyptians marched on Cairo this week. They met at Tahrir Square, which is Arabic for Liberation Square, an ideal location for […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   February 03, 2011

Barefaced and Beautiful

Would you go out in public without any makeup on? A group of girls from Colleyville Heritage High School in Texas go makeup free every Tuesday. The group of 12 […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   8 Comments   |   October 19, 2010

And the World Will Live as One

Eleanor Roosevelt is well known for her role as the wife of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. As we celebrate United Nations Day and the 65th anniversary of the chartering of […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   October 18, 2010