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Are You Biased against Women Leaders?

Knowing about the unconscious associations and connections we hold is the first step toward correcting our biases. That’s why AAUW is conducting our own original research on people’s associations between gender and leadership, and you can contribute by participating online! Read more »

Article   |   Leadership   |   February 10, 2016
Equal Pay Day 2015

Take Your Equal Pay Day to the Next Level

Equal Pay Day — the symbolic day when women’s earnings “catch up” to men’s earnings from the year before — is a powerful occasion to raise awareness and organize action around the gender pay gap in your community. Read more »

Nzingha Prescod, an African American who became the first American foil fencer to win a Grand Prix Title in 2013. Photo by Michael Dote, via @zingzang14 on Twitter.

Color Coded Sports: Debunking Stereotypes for Women Athletes of Color

At my predominantly white, parochial high school, there was a running joke among my peers: To determine the number of black students enrolled there, one simply needed to look at […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   January 25, 2016
AAUW members visited state capitols to urge their representatives to support paycheck fairness.

Resources for State and Branch Public Policy Chairs

Public policy chairs advocate for AAUW’s public policy priorities to policymakers; represent AAUW public policy priorities to AAUW members, the public, and the media; organize AAUW members to take action on policy priorities; and lead AAUW voter education and turnout campaigns in their state or branch. Through their leadership, public policy chairs ensure that we have national, state, and local public policies that empower women and girls. Here are a few Read more »

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Start the New Year Off Right — Empower Women and Girls

We’re looking back on everything that AAUW’s members and supporters helped accomplish for women and girls this year — as well as looking ahead to all we hope to achieve in 2016 Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   December 09, 2015

Upcoming AAUW Advocacy Activity and Events Form

Examples of advocacy events and activities include voter registration drives, meetings with elected officials, and letters to the editor on policy issues. Find more information about AAUW’s public policy work […] Read more »

  |   December 02, 2015

AAUW Advocacy Event and Activity Report-Back Form

Did you recently host an advocacy event or complete an advocacy activity? Let us know so that we can spotlight all of your amazing work! Read more »

AAUW Board of Directors Policy Book

This manual addresses AAUW’s policies and responsibilities regarding operations, membership, and finances. Review critical updates including the Fundraising Policy (501) and Collaborations with Other Organizations (600). Read more »

  |     |   November 13, 2015
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AAUW is Looking for a Social Media and Media Relations Intern

Summary Description The Social Media/Media Relations Intern will learn how AAUW uses various media to advance our mission, see how the internal online content processes works, and assist in the […] Read more »

Page   |   November 08, 2015

State and Branch Model Bylaws

AAUW’s model bylaws provide a framework to assist AAUW affiliates in preparing or amending their bylaws. Read more »

  |     |   October 28, 2015