Women at NCCWSL

The Newseum, the Hill, and More: NCCWSL Pre-Conference Tours!

As a college senior, I’ve attended my share of leadership conferences where I gained skills that have already made a huge impact on my professional life. AAUW also understands the […] Read more »

Article   |   Campus   |   April 11, 2013
Jessica Jennrich

How to Be Smart with Your Money

  Happy Financial Literacy Month! Wait, you didn’t know April is National Financial Literacy Month? Well, neither did we until recently, which is why we’re telling everyone — but especially […] Read more »

Pat Summitt

The NCAA and Its Women-Coaches Problem

As the championship game approaches and March Madness begins its exciting climax, there are things worth celebrating. Female athletes like Baylor University’s Brittney Griner are bringing more attention and a […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   April 08, 2013
Lydia Villa-Komaroff

Hooray for Women in STEM! Meet Lydia Villa-Komaroff, 2013 Woman of Distinction

Whether or not you are a woman in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), you will be wowed by Lydia Villa-Komaroff! Although I am not a “STEMer,” I am amazed […] Read more »

Martha Bohachevsky-Chomiak

No Such Thing as “Separate Women’s Rights”: Ukraine’s Feminism

One common criticism of feminism is that its definition as it is traditionally understood in the United States has been exported to — and often imposed on — non-Western countries. […] Read more »

Me at the United for Marriage rally in front of the Supreme Court yesterday

Why I Stand for Marriage Equality

  When my home state of Massachusetts became the first in the United States to allow same-sex marriage in 2004, only around 32 percent of Americans supported marriage equality. Now […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   March 27, 2013
Riana Goren

“Ryan Budget” Is Bad for Women, Bad for Me

  This week, the House of Representatives is expected to vote on the fiscal year 2014 budget proposed by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI). Among other things, the proposal would Repeal […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   March 18, 2013
Women protesters celebrate the end of the strike, image by Bread and Roses Centennial Exhibit website

Four Reasons to Thank the Women of the Bread and Roses Strike

Today is the 101st anniversary of a pivotal moment in labor and female workers’ rights. Not a day you have marked on your calendars? It should be. The Lawrence Strike […] Read more »

Rear Adm. Grace Murray Hopper with the UNIVAC computer

Honoring Women in STEM History

AAUW is proud to say that two of the amazing women who are being honored by the National Women’s History Project this Women’s History Month are AAUW Achievement Award winners: Rear Adm. Grace Murray Hopper, who was a prolific computer scientist, and Katharine Burr Blodgett, who was a physicist and inventor. Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   March 12, 2013
Rosie the Riveter

Rosie the Riveter Is More than a Hairdo

I sighed in exasperation when I did a YouTube search for “Rosie the Riveter” and found that the first through 50th entries on the site were video tutorials on how […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   March 08, 2013