Women in History

Molly Ivins kept politics real but humorous in her well-loved columns. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 03, 2011

Women in History

Elizabeth Cady Stanton played a leadership role in the 19th-century American women’s rights movement. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 02, 2011

Our Own Women’s Oscars

With the Oscars coming up this weekend, we’ve all got movies on our minds. And since most of the focus on women this Sunday will favor fashion over faculty, the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   6 Comments   |   February 25, 2011

Here’s to you Susie B.

Considering all the confusion and commercialism surrounding the presidents we honor on Presidents Day, I propose we also think about another February-born figure who played an important role in American […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   February 21, 2011

Meet Setsuko Nishi: Professor and Researcher

As an organization that promotes lifelong learning, AAUW is fortunate to have women like Setsuko Nishi as alumnae. Throughout her career, Nishi has used her extensive academic expertise to not […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   3 Comments   |   February 16, 2011

The Sales, Sexism, and Silliness of Super Bowl XLV

This post was a collaborative effort from three of the AAUW national office’s die-hard sports fans: Laura Blyler, Claudia Richards, and Peggy Woods-Clark. Selling the Super Bowl Selling the Super […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   February 04, 2011

Victories for Women in 2010

Thanks to the activism and generosity of AAUW Action Network activists, members, and staff, we can claim some impressive advocacy and programmatic achievements this year. We continue to be advocates […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   December 23, 2010

Reflections on the Paycheck Fairness Battle

In the months leading up to last week’s vote on the Paycheck Fairness Act, AAUW staff from every department and members from across the country enthusiastically came together for a […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   November 24, 2010

U.S.A. Science and Engineering Fair News Flash!

AAUW members and staff are on the National Mall today and tomorrow (October 23 and 24) at the U.S.A. Science and Engineering Festival offering special hands-on activities geared especially to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   October 23, 2010

Senators: Act Now for Paycheck Fairness

The campaign season is underway and senators are getting ready to head home, yet critical legislation remains unaddressed — its fate hanging in the balance. We must urge all senators not […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   September 13, 2010