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

Meet Nancy Segal: Accomplished Twin Researcher

It was former fellow Nancy Segal who first approached AAUW wanting to express her gratitude for her 2003 American Fellowship. As I went about preparing this profile, I came across […] Read more »

Meet Inga Murariu

Today the application forms for the five AAUW fellowships and grants were posted online, beginning the process for many women of trying to put their dreams into words and asking […] Read more »

Meet Patricia Marzec

Patricia Marzec, a 2004–05 Career Development Grantee, recently obtained certification as a licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT), the completion of a journey that began in 2003 at Loyola Marymount […] Read more »

Following the Fellows

Last week I moved back to the United States after a four-year teaching stint in Brazil. Holidays were spent lying on deserted, white-sand beaches; my four-year rent was completely paid […] Read more »

Where the Girls Are: The Facts About Gender Equity in Education

Where the Girls Are: The Facts About Gender Equity in Education presents a comprehensive look at the educational achievement of girls during the past 35 years, paying special attention to […] Read more »

Where Are The Girls?

While I was presenting at the AAUW of New York state convention a few weeks ago, I mentioned the release of the new AAUW research report, Where the Girls Are. […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   19 Comments   |   May 19, 2008

Refuting the “Boys’ Crisis” Myth

When AAUW released its landmark report, How Schools Shortchange Girls in 1992, the startling results found that girls in grades K-12 received an inferior education to boys in America’s schools. […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   24 Comments   |   May 16, 2008

Abysmal Graduation Rates

The other day I happened to catch a brief blurb in the news about country singer Gretchen Wilson achieving her GED at age 34. One of the main reasons she […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   May 13, 2008

Cinco de Mayo

Ethnicity is an interesting topic of discussion, whether you’re comparing presidential candidates, having a heated debate about immigration policies or making dinner table conversation with people you’re meeting for the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   4 Comments   |   May 05, 2008