College Students — This Is for You

When I was in college, I didn’t look for leadership opportunities beyond what was offered on my campus, but I wish I had, especially when I joined AAUW’s staff and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   August 28, 2008

Redefining Back to School

Two months ago I submitted my first AAUW blog post about my journey from Campinas, Brazil, where I was working as a high school English teacher, to Washington, D.C., in […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   6 Comments   |   August 21, 2008

AAUW Celebrates Passage of Legislation

AAUW celebrates the passage of two critical pieces of legislation Thursday: Paycheck Fairness Act The House of Representatives passed the Paycheck Fairness Act (H.R. 1338) by a vote of 247-178. If signed […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   August 01, 2008

Reading, Writing, AND Arithmetic

Well, look at that. New research shows that girls can do math just as well as boys can. In the past there has been some discussion about women’s aptitude for […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   2 Comments   |   July 29, 2008

2024 or Bust

Since we just featured AAUW Dialog’s summer reading lists, I wanted to share information about a film that recently debuted in May. Directors Amy Sewell and Susan Toffler produced a […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   2 Comments   |   July 21, 2008

The Science of Title IX

In Tuesday’s Science section of the New York Times, John Tierney looks at the effects Title IX could have in the science field, noting that the National Science Foundation, NASA, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   4 Comments   |   July 17, 2008

Teen Dating Violence

Are you a teenager in a relationship or do you know one who is? A recent report on teen dating violence by loveisrespect.org and Liz Claiborne Inc. shows that over […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   July 11, 2008

The Impact of a Goat

Recently I read an uplifting article about Beatrice Biira, the real-life subject of the best-selling book Beatrice’s Goat. After a donated goat from Heifer International allowed her family to raise […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   July 09, 2008

Economic Creativity or Desperation?

Women students face continuing pressures to pay for their college or university education. Although women are outperforming their male counterparts in college, producing higher GPAs, women still earn less money […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   June 25, 2008

Fueling the Sex Ed Controversy

With the huge increase in gas prices these days, I’ve been wondering about the impact on dating. Wait, I digress — “fueling” in this case refers to the news from […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   4 Comments   |   June 11, 2008