Where the Girls Are: The Facts About Gender Equity in Education

Where the Girls: The Facts about Gender Equity in Education (2008) takes a close look at girls’ and boys’ educational progress and performance from elementary school to college over the past 35 years. Read more »

  |     |   May 20, 2008

Refuting the “Boys’ Crisis” Myth

When AAUW released its landmark report, How Schools Shortchange Girls in 1992, the startling results found that girls in grades K-12 received an inferior education to boys in America’s schools. […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   24 Comments   |   May 16, 2008

Equity in the News

Equity in the News from May 2 – May 12, 2008 Men, concentrated in the weakest sectors, are losing jobs in this downturn, while women make gains. At least 54 […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   May 12, 2008

Girls and “Self-Esteem” Tees

In an advertising supplement to the Sunday newspaper for April 20, 2008, the JCPenney advertising flyer contained the following ad for “Girls’ Self Esteem® Screen Tees.” The logos in the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   7 Comments   |   April 24, 2008

Knowledge Is Power

I was intrigued by an e-mail to attend the first annual Negotiations Challenge at Clarkson, sponsored by the AAUW. The training session was very informative but comfortably informal. I was […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   April 21, 2008

Dreams to Reality

Note: The author of this post, Laura, is currently serving as an AAUW Campus Action Project student team member at Alfred University in New York. One of seven 2007–2008 Campus […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   April 19, 2008

Negotiations U

The AAUW Leadership and Training Institute program “Negotiations U,” held at Clarkson University this spring, was a great opportunity for me as a participant and as a student leader. When […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   April 18, 2008

Blog for Fair Pay

Tuesday, April 22, is Equal Pay Day. This day represents the extra four months a woman must work to achieve pay equity with men for the previous year. As Equal […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   April 18, 2008

Equity in the News 4-8-08

Headlines for March 29 – April 3 “Creating a legacy of leadership: A women’s conference” drew more than 80 participants to First Presbyterian Church in Red Wing, WI. The conference […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   April 08, 2008

Inspiring Women: Part 2

On March 1, Christy Jones asked our blog readers to share a story about a woman who inspires them in honor of Women’s History Month. We invite you to share your own […] Read more »

Blog   |   1 Comments   |   March 31, 2008