Meet Maria Lane: Historical Geographer

2007–08 American Fellow K. Maria D. Lane’s strong affinity for coastal southwest Florida, the region in which she grew up, led to her interest in maps and places. Although she […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   November 16, 2011

Meet Eden Wurmfeld: Acclaimed Film Producer

The documentary Miss Representation, recently aired on the Oprah Winfrey Network, provides startling facts about women’s portrayal and representation in media. The world of media, television, and movies often construct […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   November 09, 2011

Meet Rose Stremlau: Ethnohistorian

November is Native American Heritage Month, thus we are honoring a fellow who studies Native American history. Rose Stremlau, a 2009–10 American Fellow, earned her undergraduate degree at the University […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   November 02, 2011

Meet Claudia Brazzale: Dancer and Interdisciplinary Academic

[vimeo] 2010–11 International Fellow Claudia Brazzale parlayed her dream of being a dancer into a transformative and interdisciplinary career. She is an accomplished dancer, having studied at the London […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   October 26, 2011

SisterMentors: Building the Dream for 15 Years

AAUW holds a special place in my heart. I received an American Fellowship during the last year of my pursuit of my doctorate, and I was awarded a Community Action […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   October 19, 2011

Meet Jane Honikman: Nonprofit Visionary and Mentor

Community is reinforced daily as a driving force for change. The significance of community and a network of women is the foundation of AAUW’s mission to advance equity for women […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   1 Comments   |   October 12, 2011

AAUW Fellows in Action: It’s All Global

This week has been full of news about the Clinton Global Initiative, initiated in 2005 by former President Bill Clinton “to inspire, connect, and empower a community of global leaders to […] Read more »

The young grantee Miriam poses for a photo next to a podium with the AAUW banner and branch member Patricia Allgeier.

Parting Words from Last Year’s Fellows and Grantees

There are many rewarding aspects to working in Fellowships and Grants at AAUW, but one in particular is reading about all the amazing accomplishments of our outgoing fellowship and grant recipients in their final reports. Read more »

Meet Gwendolyn Pough: Author and Black Feminist Theorist

2003–04 AAUW American Fellow Gwendolyn Pough was drawn to black feminist thought when one of her professors gave her a copy of bell hooks’ Ain’t I a Woman: Black Women […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   1 Comments   |   August 31, 2011
1993–94 AAUW Selected Professions Fellow Suzette Malveaux

Meet Suzette Malveaux: Civil Rights Lawyer

AAUW continues to stand behind the women of Wal-Mart because we firmly believe in protecting the rights of Americans to bring class-action suits against discriminatory employers. That’s why I asked former civil rights lawyer and 1993–94 AAUW Selected Professions Fellow Suzette Malveaux her professional opinion on Wal-Mart v. Dukes. Read more »