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The Path to a Pay Gap Starts Early for Black Women and Girls

When it comes to the gender pay gap some women are penalized even more than others. AAUW’s The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap reveals that black women make only 63 percent of what non-Hispanic white men make. Read more »

Blog   |   Economic Justice   |   July 24, 2017
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Campus Leaders Share 5 Lessons on Confidence, Activism, and Allyship

In October 2016, 10 campus leaders began a leadership journey as member of the AAUW National Student Advisory Council. As their responsibilities come to a close, they reflect on their top five takeaways from their experience. Read more »

Five members of the University of the District of Columbia's AAUW Campus Action Project team stand with their leadership project poster for #HEARMELEAD.

Hear These Students Lead: Promoting Women’s Leadership through Spoken Word

On April 28, 2017, 25 student leaders performed spoken word poetry for a crowd of supporters at the University of the District of Columbia (UDC). Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   June 29, 2017

Three Musts for Intersectional Feminism

I’m sure I’m not the only one who has seen a surge of, or rather a recommitment to, feminism. The fear of losing the progress that women have made regarding reproductive rights, antidiscrimination laws, and fair pay has been weighing on me, but demonstrations like the 2017 Women’s Marches give me hope. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   May 31, 2017
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How to Build Solidarity with Student Moms

Four simple steps that can make your AAUW student organization more inclusive and welcoming to student mothers. Read more »

Resource   |   May 05, 2017
Collection of Stamps

Five AAUW Women You Didn’t Know Were on Postage Stamps

Dorothy Height is one of more than a dozen women involved with AAUW who have appeared on postage stamps through the years. Cast your vote for which AAUW member you want to see on the next stamp. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   March 30, 2017
Women's March on Washington, January 2017. Woman with "Girl Power" written on her face. Copyright David Hathcox for AAUW.

Do Governors Know How to Pronounce “Woman”?

Every year at the beginning of their state’s respective legislative session governors deliver a State of the State address. This year the majority of governors’ agendas failed to cover AAUW priorities. Most didn’t even use the word “women.” Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   March 13, 2017
I stand up to sexism because Masculinity is so fragile

5 Ways to #StandUptoSexism

Most people agree that gender discrimination is unacceptable. Yet it still persists and assumes many forms, from the seemingly harmless workplace comments to the denial of equal pay for equal work. Here are a few ways you can #StandUptoSexism. Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   February 10, 2017
Martha Ann Miller joined an AAUW branch in Virginia in 1944

A Century of Women’s Rights Work through the Eyes of a Centenarian

105-year-old AAUW member Martha Ann Miller saw a woman on the presidential ballot 96 years after she saw women gain the right to vote as a little girl. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   December 19, 2016
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Your Favorite Holiday Songs: The Feminist Remix

It’s been a long 2016, but as you get ready for the year ahead, make a plan of action. Beat the winter blues by sharing these fun reminders to take action and empower women nationwide. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   November 28, 2016