Thanks to AAUW Fellow and Grant Recipient Alumnae

In June 2008, I left my teaching position in Brazil to pursue a master’s degree in communications at American University. I approached my return to school with apprehension since six […] Read more »

AAUW Alumnae Exchange: Connecting Alumnae One Click at a Time

Since I started working with the AAUW alumnae initiative in 2008, I have had the pleasure of telling the stories of more than 50 fellowships and grants alumnae who have […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   7 Comments   |   November 20, 2009

Meet Kamala Visweswaran: Associate Professor of Anthropology and Asian Studies at the University of Texas

In March 2009 nine scholars conducting research on India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan spent a day trying to envision a way to demilitarize South Asia and help the region move forward […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   1 Comments   |   November 06, 2009

Meet Shevon Harvey: Professor, Researcher, Advocate

The issue of health care reform is being debated in living rooms, Congressional offices, and at watercoolers around the country. Currently, both the House and Senate are continuing to seek […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   2 Comments   |   October 16, 2009

Meet Rachel Sternberg: Historian, Associate Professor, Author

Rachel Sternberg’s research about social attitudes and moral sensibilities related to misery in ancient Athens was in part inspired by the year she spent in Mexico before starting graduate school. […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   1 Comments   |   October 09, 2009

Meet Casandra Rauser: Research Development Officer and Biologist

For Casandra Rauser, 2004–05 American Fellow, life is all about the adventure. In 1996, after her second year at a small liberal arts college in Minnesota, she went on a […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   August 14, 2009

Project Profile: TVbyGIRLS

I recently submitted my master’s thesis proposal justifying why I want to conduct a media study with middle school students to the Internal Review Board. In the proposal I talked […] Read more »

Meet Luana Maroja: Evolutionary Biology Specialist

Ever wonder how kids whose moms are biologists pass the time? According to Luana Maroja, 2007–08 American Fellow, hiking in the forest collecting animals is how. Although once an avid […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   July 17, 2009

Meet Hanna Stevenson: Sculptor and Apprentice Pipefitter

This past winter, for 2007–08 Career Development grantee and sculptor Hanna Stevenson, a typical day began at 5:15 a.m. with a breakfast of ice cream and coffee. To protect her […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   1 Comments   |   June 29, 2009

Meet Chris Simoniello: Education and Outreach Coordinator

Diving into ocean waters to install and retrieve instruments that provide information about water temperature, salinity, currents, and more is only one part of 1998–99 Career Development Grantee Chris Simoniello’s […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   2 Comments   |   May 22, 2009