RIP Brenda Starr

Brenda Starr, the redheaded veteran cartoon reporter, will meet her final deadline on January 2 after more than 70 years in the business. Being a good Irish Catholic (and knowing […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   December 14, 2010

Igniting the Spark: From Tech Trekker to eBay

Last month in San Ramon, AAUW of California hosted its first ever Tech Trek reunion. Over 100 former campers and dozens of AAUW members and parents celebrated the event by […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   2 Comments   |   June 16, 2010

Not Your Typical Awards Ceremony

We’ve all been there — clapping madly while thinking of other things at local awards ceremonies, standing and cheering when it’s our daughter/son/spouse/friend’s turn. Well, last night’s AAUW/NASPA Women of […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   2 Comments   |   June 04, 2010

The Sky’s the Limit for Girls in Science

With the release this week of AAUW’s latest research report, Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, and the release earlier this month of the most recent […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   4 Comments   |   March 24, 2010

A Passion for Teal in North Carolina

The University of North Carolina, Wilmington, recently hosted a Campaign College training that brought leadership lessons to life for the participating students that will last beyond their years at the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   March 19, 2010

25 Years of College Women Leaders—Looking Ahead

This June will mark the 25th anniversary of the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL). The conference, to be held June 3–5, is an inspiration to women student […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   January 06, 2010

No One Is Going to Call on You

Last week, I attended a Capitol Hill briefing on Linda Tarr-Whelan’s new book, Women Lead the Way. The book and the briefing both elicited conversations about the crucial role women’s […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   4 Comments   |   October 12, 2009

Learn, Grow, Lead, and Make an Impact

Does this sound like you? You’ve thought about running for student government but aren’t sure how to go about it. You have a great plan for a campus program that […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   August 26, 2009

The Importance of Female Mentors

Common among the former fellows I’ve interviewed is that having a mentor and being a mentor play important roles in these women’s lives. This message was reiterated in the speech […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   June 17, 2009

What a Heroine

Tammy Duckworth is an incredibly brave woman who will be receiving a Women of Distinction award at this year’s National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL). Like Gen. Evelyn […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   April 16, 2009