Meet Charlotte Crawford: Author and “Professional Volunteer”

This post was written by AAUW Fellowships and Grants Intern Bianca Zhang. “AAUW promotes lifelong learning. I think that’s what’s happened to me. You start with one thing and want […] Read more »

Anju Devkota, left, with AAUW member Jane Roberts, author of "34 Million Friends of the Women of the World"

The End of One Fellowship Year Marks the Start of the Next

Our 2011–12 fellowships and grants recipients are moving on to new ventures, and we’re excited to welcome our new class of fellows. Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   August 01, 2012

Meet Saeqa Dil Vrtilek: Astrophysicist and Educator

I have been eagerly awaiting my first opportunity to profile an AAUW fellowships and grants alumna, and I wasn’t disappointed when I spoke with Saeqa “Saku” Dil Vrtilek, a 1991–92 […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   July 18, 2012

How Life Has Changed in Greece, an AAUW Alumna’s Perspective

AAUW regularly receives updates from alumnae about their work and significant milestones in their professional lives. A few weeks ago, we received a very unique and profound update from Evgenia […] Read more »

Barbara McClintock

Meet Barbara McClintock: Nobel Prize-Winning Geneticist

Barbara McClintock, whose work revolved around the study of maize, changed the world of genetics. While writing a biography about her, I learned that AAUW played a key role in supporting McClintock’s groundbreaking work. Read more »

Meet Bethany Rayl: Educator and Advocate

As a young child, I hated to read. I was terrible at it, and as a result, I lacked confidence in the classroom. I was lucky to have a teacher […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   June 07, 2012

Meet Helen Gebresillassie: Legal Advocate and Adviser

In the nine months that I’ve spent working with AAUW fellows, the one thing that stands out in my mind is the passion each woman has for her field of […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   May 23, 2012

Meet Erika Lieberman: Composer and Musician

The summer blockbuster movie season has begun! I’ve always loved movies, and I especially appreciate how music intertwines with story lines and contributes to the emotion and feel of a […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   1 Comments   |   May 16, 2012

Meet Stephanie Castillo: Emmy-Winning Filmmaker

Since the launch of the AAUW Fellowships and Grants LinkedIn group, I’ve connected with and received some great stories from our alumnae, including independent filmmaker Stephanie Castillo, a 1998–99 Career […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   May 10, 2012

AAUW Fellows and Grantees Gather for D.C. Luncheon

Last week, AAUW fellowship and grant recipients, local alumnae, and selection panelists gathered at the AAUW national office for our annual spring luncheon. In addition to enjoying lunch and dessert, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   May 02, 2012