“STEM” or “Math-intensive?”

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

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   April 01, 2011

AAUW Fosters STEM Collaboration in Texas

In January, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) stakeholders from across the state of Texas converged to share research and best practices in STEM education, career and college preparation, and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   1 Comments   |   March 09, 2011

Women in History

Mary Ritter Beard left a lasting influence on the scholarship of history as one of the first female historians in the United States and one of the first historians to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 08, 2011

At the U.N. Women Still Ask: Why So Few?

It was an enriching, busy, and hectic time for AAUW staff and volunteers at the 55th U.N. Commission on the Status of Women, but our U.N. representative Carolyn Donovan kept […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   March 04, 2011

Tech Savvy Brings STEM to Girls in Buffalo

As a chemical engineer, Tamara Brown knows how important it is that young girls be exposed to careers in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. To achieve this goal, the two-time president of the AAUW Buffalo (NY) Branch founded Tech Savvy. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   February 17, 2011

For Women like Me

I was in a room with the late Adriel D. Johnson, Sr. when he lifted his glasses to his forehead and asked, “Ms. Blanchard, will you be doing the Ph.D.?” […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   7 Comments   |   February 14, 2011

STEM Panel Sparks Activism in Florida

On January 8 the AAUW St. Augustine (FL) Branch held a panel presentation on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) to examine why fewer women than men enter these fields […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   January 20, 2011

AAUW and Consciousness Raising

One of the most important effects of the women’s movement has been its role as a consciousness raiser. Social movements have been instrumental in questioning social norms and the status […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   December 27, 2010

Victories for Women in 2010

Thanks to the activism and generosity of AAUW Action Network activists, members, and staff, we can claim some impressive advocacy and programmatic achievements this year. We continue to be advocates […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   December 23, 2010

AAUW NGCP Liaison in Action at STEMtech 2010!

On November 1, I presented at the STEMtech 2010 League for Innovation conference in Orlando, Florida (STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). I’m an electrical engineer and an AAUW regional […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   December 21, 2010