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

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