Which Women (and Men) Are You Talking About?

It’s been gratifying to see much of the dialogue generated by AAUW’s report, Where the Girls Are. I’ve noted, though, that a few persistent questions keep coming up on various […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   2 Comments   |   May 22, 2008

Honoring Phyllis Schlafly?

As an AAUW member and alumna of Washington University in St. Louis, I was outraged to learn that the university is awarding Phyllis Schlafly an honorary degree at graduation. Schlafly […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   10 Comments   |   May 09, 2008

Sexist Slurs Permissible?

AAUW is concerned about sexual harassment issues on campus, and in February we posted a blog entry about an incident at Yale University where pledge members of the Zeta Psi […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   9 Comments   |   May 06, 2008

Hey, Mom and Dad, Look at Me!

Many parents remember hearing these words and being delighted to see what their child had done. Many of us have been captured on film as toddlers covered in food or […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   April 30, 2008

Knowledge Is Power

I was intrigued by an e-mail to attend the first annual Negotiations Challenge at Clarkson, sponsored by the AAUW. The training session was very informative but comfortably informal. I was […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   April 21, 2008

Dreams to Reality

Note: The author of this post, Laura, is currently serving as an AAUW Campus Action Project student team member at Alfred University in New York. One of seven 2007–2008 Campus […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   April 19, 2008

Negotiations U

The AAUW Leadership and Training Institute program “Negotiations U,” held at Clarkson University this spring, was a great opportunity for me as a participant and as a student leader. When […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   April 18, 2008

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and reading about Take Back the Night rallies and Clothesline projects occurring around the country reminds me of an empowering experience I had as […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   April 11, 2008

Girls Don’t Want to Be Leaders

Girls don’t want to be leaders. That’s what the first sentences of a Washington Post article on a newly released survey from the Girl Scouts USA leave you with. Girls […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   5 Comments   |   April 06, 2008

I Have a Dream

What powerful images the words “I have a dream” bring to mind as the nation honors the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., on the 40th anniversary of […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   7 Comments   |   April 04, 2008