Update on Jane Chen and Embrace

On August 29, we posted a profile of Jane Chen, a 2007–08 Selected Professions Fellow. Just this past week we received an e-mail from Jane with exciting news about her […] Read more »

Meet Shibani Rao, Legal Counsel

I got an e-mail from Shibani Rao my first week at AAUW. Shibani was looking for ways to connect with former fellows, and I was happy to announce that so […] Read more »

Project Profiles: Let’s Read Math

One of the all-time favorite books of the Let’s Read Math program is The Greedy Triangle, in which a triangle decides he is bored with life as a triangle and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   2 Comments   |   September 12, 2008

Introducing Project Profiles

As a kid, I didn’t spend summers in front of the TV — there was never time. If I wasn’t at 4-H or church camp, I was wading through the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   September 05, 2008

Meet Jane Chen: Co-Creator of Low-Cost Infant Incubators

Jane Chen’s words of advice to women reading this “Following the Fellows” series are, “Follow your passions, and dare to dream to change the world.” This advice might sound hollow […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   2 Comments   |   August 29, 2008

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

Education Olympics

All this recent talk of Olympic gold medals and international competition has stirred my patriotic streak. I hope you caught the bug as well. But cheering got me thinking — […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   August 27, 2008

Meet Catherine Cole

Catherine Cole: Professor, Performer, Survivor Most universities have a wide range of professors — from the snore-invoking ones who can’t draw students away from their newspapers to the engaging teachers […] Read more »

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 »

Meet Jessica Braun

Jessica Braun: Sustainable Architecture MA and Mongolian Care Center Designer While reading through the 2007-2008 Selected Profession Fellows final reports, my eyes were drawn to Jessica Braun’s report, in which […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   August 15, 2008