Racing for a Cure

A little over five years ago, I whispered to my godmother that she was going to be a great-godmother again. Other than my husband, she was the only one who […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   4 Comments   |   June 05, 2008

What I Learned at NCCWSL

This guest blog is by Ijeoma Nwatu, an intern in the AAUW Communications Department. She is a senior at George Mason University, where she is majoring in public administration with […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   June 04, 2008

Politics & Religion

While browsing headlines during my morning commute, I read that today in 1953, Queen Elizabeth II of Britain was crowned queen. It’s interesting to remember that many monarchies over the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   June 02, 2008

Talking About Where the Girls Are

We’re glad AAUW’s recent research report is getting so much coverage and is generating some positive, thoughtful discussion. That visibility is critical to solving the issues brought to light in […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   May 22, 2008

NARAL Backlash: Choose and Lose?

On Wednesday, the NARAL Pro-Choice America PAC endorsed Sen. Barack Obama. By the time I left work eight hours later, over 1200 comments had been posted on their blog about […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   14 Comments   |   May 15, 2008

Social Responsibility

This article was written from the floor of the Global Summit for Social Responsibility (ASAE and the Center for Association Leadership). It’s invigorating to be among other associations focused on […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   May 02, 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

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

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

Money Can Buy You Happiness

What was that Beatles song? Something to the effect that money can’t buy you love … but a new study published in the journal Science reports that money can buy […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   March 27, 2008