Are Creative and Inventive the Same Thing?

How do you know if you are inventive or an innovator — and whether you’re going to be the next Steve Jobs? Does labeling yourself really make a difference in […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   February 07, 2012

Getting “Crossing the Line” into Good Hands

AAUW did a fabulous job publicizing the new research report, Crossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School. Upon its release, the news hit TV, magazines, newspapers, and social media around […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   February 06, 2012

Every Task Matters, Even the Boring Ones

My first internship was not very glamorous. At the volunteer-run Planned Parenthood Los Angeles, I did countless hours of data entry. My main job, which I spent about 60 hours […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   2 Comments   |   January 27, 2012

Book Review: Susan Strauss’ “Sexual Harassment and Bullying”

Sexual harassment is not an easy problem to fight or even to identify, as our most recent AAUW report, Crossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School, shows. It takes on […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   January 17, 2012

Crossing the Line Sparks Important Dialogue

AAUW’s research report Crossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School has certainly captured the attention of the media. The New York Times, CNN, the Washington Post, Huffington Post, and Ms. Magazine were just a few of the outlets that mentioned Crossing the Line and the dangerously normalized culture of sexual harassment in grades 7–12. Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   January 12, 2012

The Double Bind

Each month this year, AAUW is teaming up with Nature Publishing Group, one of the world’s leading science publishers, to put together an online forum on women in science. The […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   December 22, 2011

Implicit Bias

Each month this year, AAUW is teaming up with Nature Publishing Group, one of the world’s leading science publishers, to put together an online forum on women in science. The […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   2 Comments   |   December 21, 2011

Seven Campuses Will Address Sexual Harassment

AAUW’s research reports have the greatest impact when people read them and put our recommendations into practice. Our amazing network of AAUW members helps make this happen, and one way […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   December 13, 2011
Tamara Brown describes Tech Savvy, the program she founded to introduce middle school girls to the world of science and engineering.

Tamara Brown Named White House Champion of Change

AAUW member and former president of the AAUW Buffalo (NY) Branch, Tamara Brown, was honored by the White house as one of 12 community heroes, including as leaders in engaging women and girls in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   2 Comments   |   December 12, 2011

Sexual Harassment Is an Issue for Boys, Too

Sexual harassment disproportionately affects girls. The AAUW report Crossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School empowers girls to understand that there are institutional biases against them because they are girls […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   5 Comments   |   December 12, 2011