The Sisterhood of the Sash: A Student Commentary on Laurie Westley’s Keynote Address

As she walked on the stage, Laurie Westley asked what seemed to be a simple question: “How many of you were Girl Scouts?” I raised my hand with hesitation, unsure […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   3 Comments   |   June 04, 2010

Not Your Typical Awards Ceremony

We’ve all been there — clapping madly while thinking of other things at local awards ceremonies, standing and cheering when it’s our daughter/son/spouse/friend’s turn. Well, last night’s AAUW/NASPA Women of […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   2 Comments   |   June 04, 2010

NCCWSL: Women’s Leadership Coming Full Circle

Over the past 25 years of the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders, more than 8,000 women have been empowered by this signature leadership event. Presenting the workshop From […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   June 01, 2010

The Trailblazing Women of NCCWSL

In celebration of the 25th Anniversary National Conference for College Women Student Leaders, I would like to spotlight and thank the amazing Founding Mothers of this conference as well as […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   April 07, 2010

A Passion for Teal in North Carolina

The University of North Carolina, Wilmington, recently hosted a Campaign College training that brought leadership lessons to life for the participating students that will last beyond their years at the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   March 19, 2010

Idaho State University Women Are Ready to Win

By Kelly Keenan Trumpbour, senior director, Running Start With beautiful snow-capped mountains as background, attendees at Friday’s Idaho State University Campaign College workshop headed out across campus to look for […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   March 03, 2010

AAUW Staff among WIN’s Young Women of Achievement

Each year the Women’s Information Network celebrates talented women leaders who are influential in their communities through its Young Women of Achievement award. The award acknowledges young, pro-choice, Democratic women […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   February 16, 2010

Women Then and Now: Why Aren’t Women Applying to Business School?

How we can move forward and ensure that we are preparing today’s young women to close the long-standing leadership gap between men and women. Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   2 Comments   |   January 28, 2010

25 Years of College Women Leaders—Looking Ahead

This June will mark the 25th anniversary of the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL). The conference, to be held June 3–5, is an inspiration to women student […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   January 06, 2010
Madeleine Albright, official Secretary of State portrait circa 1997, By United States Department of State [Public domain or Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

All Eyes on Madeleine Albright

Why do so few women hold political office Madeleine Albright, the first woman to become a U.S. Secretary of State, points to self-doubt, struggles regarding self-promotion, fundraising challenges, and difficulty navigating family-work responsibilities. Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   8 Comments   |   December 15, 2009