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Apply for a 2016–17 Public Policy Impact Grant

Apply for a $1,000 impact grant by Friday, May 27, 2016, and join the campaign for equal pay. Read more »

Resource   |   April 14, 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 »

Resource   |   April 13, 2016
Bad for business: Women leaders make companies stronger and more profitable. Why are there still so few women executives? 63% white men, 24% white women, 2% black women, 1% Hispanic women, 1% Asian American women, less than 1% women of other racial and ethnic groups

She Should Be the Boss

Leadership equity is a positive change for everyone. Evidence shows that having more women in management and leadership positions leads to greater engagement in the workforce. It also correlates with healthy profits. Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   April 04, 2016

International Travel Programs and Delegations

Travel with AAUW to Experience Our Global Community Firsthand Past Delegations Read more »

Resource   |   March 24, 2016

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 — and gain leadership experience in the process. The AAUW Board of Directors will appoint committee and task force members to serve a two-year term beginning July 1, 2016. Apply before the April 25 deadline! Read more »

Resource   |   March 21, 2016
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You Might Not Know These Remarkable Women, but You Should

In honor of Women’s History Month, we’re celebrating some remarkable women you might not know about but should. From the halls of Congress to the U.N. to movie theaters, these women are blazing trails and empowering women and girls everywhere. Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   March 17, 2016

AAUW Board Meeting Minutes

The AAUW Board of Directors meeting minutes are provided to keep AAUW members informed about Board deliberations. Read more »

Resource   |   February 21, 2016

Security Notice: Update Your Browser

In an effort to provide the highest level of security for our members, we have disabled connections to AAUW’s secure online services from devices using any Transport Layer Security (TLS) […] Read more »

Resource   |   February 08, 2016
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