From Vocalist to Student Government President

Paulette Maria Penzvalto has not taken a traditional route to student government. She is a classically trained vocalist who completed two years of undergraduate education and then decided to start […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   August 11, 2011

One of the Best Conventions I’ve Ever Attended

I’ve been aware that AAUW is a well-respected group of women who are well-prepared, well-spoken, well-educated, dedicated, and committed to thoughtful goals that move our society toward a more peaceful […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   3 Comments   |   June 24, 2011

Reflecting on Three Days of Leadership

During the closing session of the National Conference for College Women Studies Leaders, attendees took some time to think about what they learned during their three days together. The session, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   June 09, 2011

NCCWSL Workshop Roundup

  During last week’s National Conference for College Women Student Leaders, students learned about opportunities in different professional fields, attended workshops that provided helpful skill-building tools, and took part in […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   June 09, 2011

A Place to Conquer Fears and Learn New Things

Danielle Kimmel was afraid of driving alone on a major highway, but in June 2010 she took a solo trip from Collegeville, Pennsylvania, to College Park, Maryland, and conquered her […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   May 11, 2011

Wildcats Start their Campaigns!

On one of the busiest weekends of the academic year — known to Northern Michigan University students as Wildcat Weekend — a dedicated bunch of Wildcats joined AAUW and Running […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   April 26, 2011

Making Space for Leadership Potential

For me, conducting the Elect Her–Campus Women Win event at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, meant going home again. I grew up in Vandalia, which is just down the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   April 26, 2011

The California Candidates of Tomorrow

Mt. San Jacinto College in Menifee, California, isn’t your typical campus. While across the nation, women make up only 47 percent of student government association (SGA) representatives, Mt. San Jacinto […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   March 31, 2011

No Need for a Beach

Some people find their inspiration on the calm sands of a beach watching a brilliant, orange sunset. But the inspiration I found in Jamaica a few weeks ago was not […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   March 31, 2011

Reform Needed to Foster Equality and Diversity in Higher Ed Leadership

How it is that women are outpacing men in attaining degrees yet not catching up to men in leadership positions in higher education and other professional fields? Further statistics revealed that only 23 percent of college presidents are women. Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   March 30, 2011