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Be among the First to Know about the Latest AAUW Research Findings

Student loan debt is now a $1.3-trillion problem burdening 44 million borrowers. Experts are talking about the effects of student debt on the economy, but they aren’t talking about its disproportionate effects on women. Read more »

Research   |   Education   |   April 12, 2017
AAUW CEO Kimberly Churches

Introducing AAUW’s New CEO, Kimberly Churches

AAUW is excited to announce that Kimberly Churches will be our chief executive officer starting June 1, 2017. She has extensive experience working collaboratively on education as well as capacity building among grassroots groups and nonprofits. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   April 06, 2017
AAUW Work Smart

Mayor Bowser, AAUW, and YWTF-DC Aim to Train 15,000 Women to Negotiate Their Salaries in Nation’s Capital

On April 4, the national observance of Equal Pay Day, Mayor Muriel Bowser, the Mayor’s Office on Women’s Policy and Initiatives (MOWPI), the American Association of University Women (AAUW), and the Younger Women’s Task Force–DC Chapter launched the AAUW Work Smart salary negotiation program in the District of Columbia. Read more »

Article   |   Career and Workplace   |   April 04, 2017

Volunteer Application for National Committees and Task Forces

AAUW is looking for enthusiastic, responsible members to carry out the vital work of our committees and task forces. Apply before the May 1 deadline! Read more »

Resource   |   April 03, 2017

Local Affiliate Finance Officer Position Description

The local affiliate finance officer (applies to branches, chapters, YWTF, CWLEA, etc.) oversees the fiscal operations of the affiliate. Read more »

Resource   |   March 29, 2017

Branch STEM Chair Position Description

The science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) chair serves on an AAUW branch board. The purpose of the role is to champion women’s representation in STEM by encouraging women and girls to pursue these educational and career fields. Read more »

Resource   |   March 22, 2017
AAUW Board Chair Patricia Fae Ho communicates with AAUW members by video about a proposed dues increase before the AAUW Board of Directors.

Membership Dues Update from the AAUW Board Chair

The AAUW Board of Directors is currently considering a motion to increase AAUW’s annual national membership dues from $49 to $59. If approved, the increase would go into effect starting […] Read more »

Resource   |   February 23, 2017
Illustration of a woman surrounded by speech bubbles showing gender-biased comments

AAUW’s #StandUptoSexism Discussion Guide

“You play like a girl.”   “You should smile more.”   “Women aren’t natural leaders.” Women hear countless sexist comments over our lifetimes, and most of the time we shrug […] Read more »

Resource   |   February 17, 2017