Highlights of AAUW’s First Annual College/University Luncheon!

“I firmly believe that our partnerships with colleges and universities and our ties with their individual students are the key to the future of this organization and a powerful catalyst […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   November 19, 2009

Meet Marcia Grant: University Founder

Although the permanent home of Marcia Grant, a 1963–64 fellow, is a beautiful old stone farmhouse in a small village in France, when I called her for an interview she […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   2 Comments   |   November 13, 2009

Meet Margaret Jackson: Opera Singer and Ethnomusicologist

Margaret Jackson, a 2006–07 American Fellow, joined AAUW in March 2008. “I wanted very much to support the organization that has been a strong support to me.” The AAUW fellowship […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   October 30, 2009

Project Profile: Arhythmetic Jukebox

Cynthia White, a 2007–08 Community Action Grant recipient, has big ideas about math. She wants to change students’ realities about their inability to do math. “I don’t want it to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   6 Comments   |   October 23, 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

AAUW Helps the Environment through Fellowships and Grants

Since 1888, AAUW has helped more than 10,000 women from over 130 countries pursue higher education and make a difference in their communities. For the 2009–10 academic year alone, AAUW […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   1 Comments   |   October 15, 2009

Meet Leslie Walker: Pediatrician and Adolescent Medicine Specialist

A few nights ago I watched the film Chop Shop, about a homeless boy living in New York City and just trying to catch a break. The movie opens with […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   October 02, 2009

Project Profile: Sisters Empowering Sisters

On August 27, after a three-week delay, Chris Brown’s sentence for his felony assault conviction was handed down: five years’ probation and 180 days of community labor. He was convicted […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   1 Comments   |   September 25, 2009

Meet Marie Elena Reyes: Founder of the Frida Kahlo Institute

Marie Elena Reyes, 2001–02 Community Action Grant recipient, excelled in math throughout her early academic career but received little instruction or encouragement about science. Marie Elena was married with two […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   1 Comments   |   September 11, 2009

For Latinas in the United States, Dreams Rarely Become Reality

“Generally, academic expectations are lower. You are supposed to get married and have kids and not set high academic goals for yourself. For example, at one point when I told […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   September 10, 2009