Help SAFER Make College Campuses Safer

Last year AAUW supported the amazing organization Students Active for Ending Rape (SAFER) through our Community Action Grants program. The grant helped SAFER develop the online College Sexual Assault Policies […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   September 04, 2009

Words of Wisdom: Advice from AAUW Former Fellows

The stories of the AAUW fellowship and grant alumnae have been with me since I started my master’s degree last fall. As the advice has accumulated, the former fellows have […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   August 17, 2009

Meet Dianne Braden: High School Journalism and Technology Teacher

It has been a year since I left teaching, and hearing the story of retired high school teacher Dianne Braden brought tears to my eyes. In the classroom I was […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   August 07, 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 Valerie Streit: Media Ecologist, Producer, Writer, and Reporter

It seems fitting that the first place I went to find out more about CNN producer Valerie Streit was a blog. According to the post, at the height of the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   July 24, 2009

AAUW Helps Women Make Their Voices Heard

I recently received an e-mail from a fellowship alumna asking for publishing advice. She was looking for a place to publish her research about educational interventions for girls and women […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   July 24, 2009

Meet Kathleen Wood Laurila

1988–89 Career Development Grant recipient Kathleen Wood Laurila started breaking through barriers at a young age. In 10th grade she broke the gender barrier by taking the boys’ shop drafting […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   July 07, 2009

Meet Soamarat Vilaiyuk: Pediatric Rheumatologist

Soamarat Vilaiyuk, a 2005–06 International Fellow, was first inspired to pursue training in pediatric rheumatology by a child she met in her native Thailand. While working as a resident and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   June 22, 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

Meet Lorraine Anderson

Since February, when I turn on the radio in the morning I’m inundated with dismal news about the current state of the economy. Would you like some foreclosures with your […] Read more »