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

Sister, Can You Spare a Dime

I received a letter in the mail from Virginia Governor Tim Kaine last weekend. My first thought was, no more elections. Run. Hide. Ok, admittedly a bit dramatic, but I’m […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   2 Comments   |   August 04, 2009

It’s Hard to Go Wrong when Following Your Passion

The National Conference for College Women Student Leaders leaves everyone involved — not just participants — with inspiration and motivation to accomplish anything we are passionate about. One of the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   2 Comments   |   June 12, 2009

Everyone Can Make a Difference

Each year, during the Women of Distinction Awards Ceremony at the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders, five outstanding women leaders and trailblazers are honored for their accomplishments and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   June 08, 2009

Volunteering and the First Amendment

Thursday morning, about 100 pre-conference attendees at the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders left the University of Maryland, College Park, in the mists of wet weather for downtown […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   June 05, 2009

Meet Gail Reimer: Founding Director of the Jewish Women’s Archive

Growing up, Gail Reimer, a 1984–85 American Fellow, knew she was going to have to do something more than just live her life. With two parents who had survived the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   May 29, 2009