Celebrating Successes


Applications for the 2017-18 Student Advisory Council are now closed.
AAUW-PA is pleased to announce the 2017-18 Student Advisory Council members:

  • Bria Bowman is a senior at West Chester University majoring in International Business Management.
  • Natalia Hazelwood is a senior majoring in International Relations with the Penn State University World Campus.
  • Shaina Hilsey is a senior at California University of Pennsylvania majoring in Sport Management with a concentration in Professional Golf Management and a minor in Business Administration.
  • Sofino Odero is a senior majoring in African Studies and minoring in Health Studies at Dickinson College.

We are thrilled to have these four remarkable and very impressive women activists working with us this year on the Student Advisory Council!

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.

Congratulations to Shaina Hilsey at California University of Pennsylvania for being selected to serve on the national Student Advisory Council for 2017-18! This marks the fifth year in a row that a student from a Pennsylvania university has been selected for the SAC.

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 2018 winners of the AAUW-PA grants to attend NCCWSL, the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders:

  • Abby Blank, an undergraduate studying Nursing at Bucks County Community College
  • Argentina Bonilla, an undergraduate studying Sociology and Women’s Studies at St. Francis University
  • Amy Chen, an undergraduate studying Political Science at Juniata College
  • Alyssa Flannery, an undergraduate studying Political Science at Moravian College
  • Emma Hutchman, an undergraduate studying History and English at Moravian College
  • Isabela Madrigil, an undergraduate studying Computer Science and Communications at Lehigh University
  • Gillian Williams, an undergraduate studying Public Policy at the University of Delaware