AAUW SAC member and Elect Her alumna Dana Smith presented one of the NCCWSL 2015 Women of Distinction.

5 Things I Learned from Losing an Election

Last year, I ran for student government president at Purdue University. I lost the election. However, I learned that there are other (more important) ways to define success. Read more »

Old and young women hugging and smiling

Membership Vice President’s Orientation Webinar — Your Road Map to Success!

This online session will outline the role you play in the success of your branch and state, how to encourage others to use AAUW’s mission to guide recruitment efforts and retention activities, and which resources are available for you to create awareness and visibility of AAUW in your community. Read more »

Event   |   Leadership   |   September 23, 2015
Dorothy Height

7 Women of Color Who Fought for Gender Equality

In honor of Women’s Equality Day, here are seven amazing women of color who have helped fight for — and win — greater equality for women. Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   4 Comments   |   August 20, 2015
The Republican presidential candidates at the first primary debate.

This Was the Biggest Problem with the GOP Debate

The first presidential primary debate made it clear that the political leadership gender gap is everybody’s loss. Absent from the discussion were issues like equal pay, child care, sexual assault, and minimum wage. Read more »

Don McPherson, Lilly Ledbetter, Noorjahan Akbar, Marianne Schnall, and Kate Farrar at the convention panel

What Does It Take to Make a Woman Leader?

In a world where the qualities of leadership are most often defined by men, how do we encourage more women to dare to become leaders? Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   June 22, 2015

Future Leaders to Hear Inspiring Speakers at Premier Conference for College Women

The National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) will feature a lineup of high-profile speakers during this transformative event for the next generation of history makers. Read more »

Article   |   Leadership   |   May 27, 2015
Rows of flags from around the world

Come Talk Gender Bias at the 59th Commission on the Status of Women

This is a parallel event at the 59th Commission on the Status of Women, which is held at the United Nations headquarters in New York March 9–20, 2015. Read more »

Event   |   Leadership   |   March 12, 2015
A group of young women from Sierra College in California stand together smiling

Beyond Bossy, Slutty, or Bitchy: College Students Fight Gender Stereotypes

The attitudes behind words like “bitch” and “bossy” are dangerous — they reinforce stereotypes that follow kids into adulthood, and they intersect with discrimination that’s based on race, sexuality, gender identity, and disability. But these college students are changing that. Read more »

Membership Share and Learn Conference Call: Engagement — Find Out What Works!

Please join us on November 6 for a moderated discussion with staff and volunteer leaders from AAUW branches. Volunteer leaders will discuss skills and tools that you can use to engage new and returning members. Read more »

Event   |   Leadership   |   November 6, 2014
AAUW staff show off all of our Elect Her-Campus Women Win sites across the country.

Too Many States Have Never Elected Women to High Office. We’re Changing That.

Thanks to things like cultural stereotypes, women are not running for office. And it’s everybody’s loss. We want more women to say yes when someone asks them to run. Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   October 16, 2014