Nicole Callahan


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Math, Not Cookies, for Girl Scouts in Oregon

Recently, I heard astronaut Sally Ride interview on the Diane Rehm Show. She talked about how she had a “growth mindset” as a child and worked hard to learn science […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   1 Comments   |   August 16, 2010

AAUW Highlights Great Women in Science

This October, AAUW will join more than 500 professional and educational organizations on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., at the country’s first national science festival. The USA Science & […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   2 Comments   |   August 09, 2010

The Sky’s the Limit for Girls in Science

With the release this week of AAUW’s latest research report, Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, and the release earlier this month of the most recent […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   4 Comments   |   March 24, 2010

Are Women to Blame for Girls’ Math Anxiety?

Sitting next to the first lady at the State of the Union address tonight will be a model student in the sciences and engineering. Li Boynton is a semifinalist in […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   3 Comments   |   January 27, 2010

Games Boys Play

I talked to a young woman on Monday and she said, “I was a psychology major in college and I design games on my own, but I’m not sure if […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   August 03, 2009

Women in Engineering

This past week marked my first WEPAN conference. Like AAUW, the Women in Engineering ProActive Network (WEPAN) was started by a group of women searching for support in their professional […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   June 22, 2009

Jane Goodall’s Mom Went to the Jungle, Too

Prior to my position working with the National Girls Collaborative Project here at AAUW, I spent many years in the world of environmental science education, and I still spend much […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 27, 2009

The Year of Science

The Year of Science 2009, a national grassroots celebration, launched earlier this month in Boston, Massachusetts. In its honor, museums, federal agencies, schools, scientific societies, and other nonprofit and for-profit […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   January 29, 2009