Celebrating Successes


Applications for the 2017-18 Student Advisory Council are now open.  The application deadline is October 4, 2017 at 5 p.m.

View/download the application here!

THANK YOU to the 2016-17 Student Advisory Council members: Suzanna Carnevali-Doan from the University of Pittsburgh, Allison Dushack from Robert Morris University, Virginia Njenga from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and Danita Scott from the University of Pittsburgh.

CONGRATULATIONS to Sarah Best, a senior at the University of Pittsburgh, for serving as a member of the 2016-17 Student Advisory Council. Learn more about her.

The AAUW-PA Emerging Leader Intern (ELI) program has been suspended until further notice. Many thanks to our former Emerging Leader Interns for their commitment to the AAUW mission and to AAUW-PA:

  • Kaitlin Sweeny (2014-15), Lock Haven University, ELI in marketing
  • Brittney Zeller (2014-15), Lock Haven University, ELI in public policy
  • Katie Cibort (2008-09), Juniata College, ELI in membership and marketing

CONGRATULATIONS to Cheyney University of Pennsylvania on winning one of the eleven 2014-15 AAUW Campus Action Project grants, co-sponsored by Pantene. Their project, My Life, My Label, addresses stereotypes about women of color and explores the biases women have against each other through a visual campaign.

Interested? Check out what they did.

CONGRATULATIONS to the University of Pennsylvania for being the only school in PA to host an Elect Her-Campus Women Win training program!

CONGRATULATIONS to the 2017 winners of the AAUW-PA grants to attend NCCWSL, the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders:

  • Rachel Foor, an undergraduate studying Journalism at Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • Shaina Hilsey, an undergraduate studying Sports Management at California University of PennsylvaniaOlivia Kelly, an undergraduate studying Sociology and Urban Studies at the University of Pittsburgh
  • Jillian Murphy, an undergraduate studying International Studies at Juniata College
  • Hediya Ozkan, a graduate student studying Literature at Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • Rina Patel, an undergraduate studying Growth and Structure of Cities at Bryn Mawr College
  • Alison Simmons, a graduate student studying Epidemiology at Brown University