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Why Women Should Ride

I still remember the first time I rode a two-wheeler. I was around 8 or 9, and my dad took me out to a huge parking lot on Chicago’s South […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   May 17, 2013

In Negotiation, $tart $mart and Start Confident

On May 3, 2013, the University of Michigan, Dearborn, was proud to host its first $tart $mart salary negotiation workshop. $tart $mart makes huge strides to equip college women with […] Read more »

One Woman, One Big Impact: Meet Ritu Sharma

Close your eyes. Imagine living in poverty in a developing country as a woman. This image is one that many of us don’t want, or have, to imagine. We sometimes […] Read more »

Article   |   Leadership   |   May 10, 2013
Kerri Sleeman

Bankruptcy Court Revealed “Heartbreaking” Pay Inequity

  Update (April 4, 2014): Kerri Sleeman testified before the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee on April 1 at a hearing called Access to Justice: Ensuring Equal […] Read more »

Four women holding up an AAUW sign.

3 Reasons to Host an AAUW Research Watch Party

Last November, AAUW branches, student organizations, AAUW college/university partner members, and individuals hosted watch parties for the live panel discussion of AAUW’s research report Graduating to a Pay Gap. You’ll […] Read more »

Ana Morales's election poster.

Can a Woman Be President? Just Ask These Ladies!

As President Barack Obama’s second term gets underway, speculation is already running rampant over who will run next. Will our next president be a woman? It’s an important question, but […] Read more »

Article   |   Leadership   |   May 03, 2013
Rachel Simmons

Rachel Simmons on Being an Authentic Leader

We sat down with Rachel Simmons, internationally acclaimed author and educator and 2013 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) keynote speaker, to talk about the importance of teaching […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   April 26, 2013
girl at a graduate school fair

How to Get the Most out of a Grad School Fair

As we prepare for the third annual Graduate School Fair at the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders, here’s some great advice for taking full advantage of grad fairs. […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   April 23, 2013
Young woman crouched down next to “No, you can’t have my number!” written in chalk on the sidewalk

Taking a Stand against Street Harassment

“Why don’t you show us what’s underneath that towel, baby?” I heard this shouted from a car of four young men, no older than 19, hanging out the window, being […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   April 12, 2013
Gloria Blackwell standing at a podium at CGI U.

CGI U 2013: Global Change through a Gender Lens

From April 5 to 7, AAUW staff, member leaders, and affiliated students attended the 6th annual Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) in St. Louis, Missouri. More than 1,200 students […] Read more »

Article   |   Leadership   |   April 12, 2013