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What’s Your Number? Share Your Own Student Debt Story

Are you one of millions of Americans who currently have or previously had student debt? Help us spark conversation and put a face on the issue! Share your story with […] Read more »

Resource   |   May 24, 2017

Get the “Deeper in Debt: Women and Student Loans” Report

Student loan debt in the United States is now a $1.3-trillion problem and women hold nearly two-thirds of the outstanding student debt. This report offers a broad overview of how student debt became a women’s issue. Read more »

Resource   |   May 23, 2017
The main quad, also called "The Yard," is Howard University’s symbolic heart and center of campus life.

Making Sacrifices for Student Debt: One Lawyer’s Story

There are a wealth of myths surrounding student debt loans and their repayment. For example, many students who pursue law degrees do so with the belief that the careers they […] Read more »

Blog   |   Economic Justice   |   May 17, 2017

AAUW State Fund Chair Position Description

The state fund chair oversees efforts to maximize impact of strategic philanthropic development and donor stewardship to ensure sustainability of AAUW’s programs. Read more »

Resource   |   May 10, 2017

AAUW Branch Fund Chair Position Description

The branch fund chair oversees efforts to maximize the impact of strategic philanthropic development and donor stewardship to ensure sustainability of AAUW’s programs. Read more »

Resource   |   May 10, 2017

State Diversity and Inclusion Chair Position Description

The state diversity and inclusion chair (SDIC) develops, implements, and monitors programs and activities that promote diversity and inclusion at the AAUW state level. The person in this position values, considers, and advocates for solutions that meet the needs of all. Read more »

Resource   |   May 10, 2017

Branch Diversity and Inclusion Chair Position Description

The branch diversity and inclusion chair (BDIC) develops, implements, and monitors programs and activities that promote diversity and inclusion at the AAUW branch level. Read more »

Resource   |   May 10, 2017
Deeper in Debt: Women and Student Loans research report cover

Women’s Student Debt Crisis in the United States

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, Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, the Mayor’s Office on Women’s Policy and Initiatives (MOWPI), AAUW), and the Younger Women’s Task Force–DC Chapter launched the AAUW Work Smart salary negotiation program in the District. Read more »

Article   |   Career and Workplace   |   April 04, 2017