Iranian Women Cut Off from Higher Education

“Some fields are not very suitable for women’s nature, such as agricultural machinery or mining, partly because of the hard work involved in them.” — Seyed Abolfazl Hassani, Iran Ministry […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   August 24, 2012

Elect Her at Georgia State, Stony Brook, West Indies, and Washington and Lee

Elect Her–Campus Women Win, a collaboration between AAUW and Running Start, encourages and trains college women to run for student government. Follow the links below to read highlights from this […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   June 15, 2012

I’m Fine — But Not Really

11:04 p.m.: Hey 11:05 p.m.: I need help. My pocket vibrated as the texts rolled in from a friend. I responded immediately, thinking that she needed an opinion on what […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   April 13, 2012

Are You Grad-School Ready?

Just the other day, I was talking with a classmate, and somehow we ended up on the topic of graduate school. As a junior in college, the time for deciding […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   1 Comments   |   March 13, 2012

Student Health Plans Should Cover Contraception Too

Women’s health advocates have commended President Obama’s recent decision to require nearly all employers to cover contraceptive services under their health insurance plans. Although it is facing criticism from religious […] Read more »

Blog   |   Economic Security   |   February 02, 2012

Following the Fellows of the 1950s

We invite you once again to look back at the history of AAUW’s famous and influential fellows — this time, we’ll focus on the exciting work of alumnae in the 1950s. Read more »

Host a “Miss Representation” Screening

The first step in any social change is awareness. The documentary Miss Representation inspires awareness about the persistent stereotypes women face in media. The film discusses the ways women are […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   November 17, 2011

In Consideration of Occupying Wall Street

With the Occupy Wall Street (almost) movement gaining traction, the best question so far has been: Why would you occupy? The answers I’ve seen so far are heart wrenching. On […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   October 05, 2011

Campus Funding and Leadership Opportunities

This is my fourth year working on AAUW’s college-based national leadership programs, and I’m excited to announce that it’s that time of year again. Applications are now available for three […] Read more »

Transforming Duke’s Student Government

Ebonie Simpson is a rising senior at Duke University who is majoring in public policy. An alumna of Elect Her–Campus Women Win, Simpson served as the student liaison to bring […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   August 26, 2011