Albert Einstein alongside his letter to AAUW

Einstein, AAUW, and Getting Jewish Women Scientists out of Nazi Germany

Today we celebrate the birthday of one of history’s greatest scientific minds, Albert Einstein. It is a perfect time to highlight a lesser-known side of Einstein: that he was an […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   5 Comments   |   March 14, 2013
Linda D. Hallman, AAUW Executive Director

Linda Hallman to Speaks at STEMconnector Town Hall

AAUW recently announced its sponsorship of STEMconnector, an organization that builds bridges between companies, nonprofit groups, and policy makers focused on building diversity in STEM. This relationship brings AAUW into […] Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   March 05, 2013
Photo by Argonna National Library, Flickr Creative Commons

Teachers! Enter Our Battle of the Plans!

  On February 21, AAUW celebrated the annual Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day, which is dedicated to showing girls how collaborative and creative engineering is and how engineers can […] Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   February 21, 2013
Photo by George Joch, "Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day 2012," Flickr Creative Commons

3 Ways You Can Introduce a Girl to Engineering

Where are the women engineers? Women make up only 13 percent of engineering professionals in the United States, and in 2009 less than 20 percent of college engineering students were […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   2 Comments   |   February 17, 2013
daughter STEM conference

Take Your Daughter to a STEM Conference

A primate researcher, a cybersecurity specialist, the head of a wildlife clinic, and a tech CEO: If you were a fifth-grade girl in Naples, Florida, you could meet these women […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   February 08, 2013

Spotlight on STEM — Winter 2013

AAUW STEM News: AAUW’s Tech Savvy, a day of hands-on STEM workshops and informational sessions for sixth- through ninth-grade girls and their parents, inspires girls to pursue an interest in STEM through high school and college. AAUW will expand this highly successful program to 10 pilot sites in the coming year with the support of Tech Savvy’s White House-recognized founder Tamara Brown and sponsor Praxair Inc. Read more »

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Spotlight on Stem — Fall 2012

The temperature outside may be cooler, but STEM is hotter than ever! With the election over, the administration is going to continue to focus on STEM education with an emphasis on innovation and new technology. Same goes for AAUW. Read more »

  |   , ,   |   November 15, 2012
A painting of Ada Lovelace

Celebrate Women in STEM on Ada Lovelace Day

October 16th is Ada Lovelace Day, an occasion that celebrates the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) throughout history. Named for Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace, who was a pioneer in the field of scientific computing, the day is a chance to spread the word that women can and do change the face of science with their ideas and innovations. Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   2 Comments   |   October 16, 2012