Meet Kate Cerulli: Advocate for Domestic Violence Victims

At age 18, Kate Cerulli knew she had found her passion. While working at a summer camp for inner-city youth, she got to know some kids whose families — and […] Read more »

Are We Stuck in the ‘70s?

AAUW women of the 1970s — a decade remembered for activism and trailblazing — held their own. As the AAUW Fellowships and Grants program expanded and more people and projects […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   October 17, 2012

Meet Vanessa Perez: Writer and Latina Scholar

“Nobody knows in America, Puerto Rico’s in America!” — or so go the lyrics in the famous song from West Side Story. After growing up in Puerto Rico, 2009–10 AAUW […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   October 10, 2012
Jody Agius Vallejo

Meet Jody Aguis Vallejo: Sociologist and Fighter for Equality

In honor of National Hispanic American Heritage Month, which continues through October 15, we want to recognize 2011–12 American Fellow Jody Aguis Vallejo, who took on the intricate and complex […] Read more »

Meet Emma P. Carr: Chemist and Mount Holyoke Legend

As the new Fellowships and Grants intern, I get to read about AAUW alumnae dating back to the 19th century. While scanning a book about alumnae, a familiar name caught […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   September 26, 2012

Meet Sequetta Sweet: Consultant and Dreamer

Our tough economy has kept many individuals from pursuing career goals that in previous years would have been considered attainable. Sequetta Sweet, a 2006–07 Career Development Grantee, chose to continue […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   September 12, 2012

Back to School AAUW Style: Positive, Awesome Opportunities for Girls

Summer is waning and tax-free week is over, with the purchases of new sneakers, uniforms, and jeans all wrapped up. That can only mean one thing — the kids are […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   1 Comments   |   September 05, 2012

Meet Cynthia White: From Engineer to STEM Education Reformer

AAUW has always been an ardent supporter of increasing the presence of women and girls in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). This goal is mirrored by many of the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   September 05, 2012

Meet Anissa Patton: Child Welfare Law Specialist

When people think of lawyers, they usually think of power suits, large corporations, and money. Anissa Patton, 2000–01 AAUW Selected Professions Fellow and senior Office of the Child Attorney in […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   1 Comments   |   August 29, 2012

Meet Sarah L. Franklin: Author and Historian

With a new book on the market, 2009–10 American Fellow Sarah L. Franklin has a lot to celebrate. Women and Slavery in 19th Century Colonial Cuba explores how patriarchy functioned […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   August 22, 2012