Anne Hedgepeth

Anne Hedgepeth

Interim Vice President of Public Policy & Government Relations

As AAUW’s top policy advisor, Anne drives the organization’s advocacy work. She connects with stakeholders and policymakers on AAUW’s policy priorities and directs AAUW’s field strategy. She supported AAUW’s successful work to pass the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act, the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, and the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (including the Campus SaVE Act). Anne has appeared in The Washington Post, Politico, NPR, NBC4, WTOP, Refinery 29 and other outlets talking about issues impacting women and girls in education and the workplace.

She has a bachelor of arts in economics from Davidson College and a master of public policy from George Mason University.

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Work by Anne Hedgepeth

Quick Facts on Paid Leave

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) works toward greater availability and access to a high standard of benefits and policies that promote work-life balance, including paid family and medical leave and paid sick days. Read more »

Resource   |   August 03, 2017
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Education Department to Curtail Civil Rights Investigations

On June 16, 2017, the U.S. Department of Education announced its decision to narrow investigations into civil rights violations at public schools and universities. Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   June 22, 2017

AAUW Action Network

The cornerstone of AAUW’s e-advocacy efforts, Action Network makes it easy for subscribers to get involved in pending policy issues. We’ll send you urgent e-mail notices when important issues are coming up and make it easy to contact your members of Congress through the Two-Minute Activist tool.

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Resource   |   May 31, 2015

Quick Facts on Health Care

AAUW believes that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will improve women’s access to basic health care services. In this downloadable, two-page document, AAUW outlines women’s unique challenges to paying for […] Read more »

Resource   |   March 02, 2015

Quick Facts on Career and Technical Education

AAUW supports women pursuing career and technical education (CTE), and supports programs and policies that ensure that they can access training in their fields. In this downloadable, two-page document, AAUW […] Read more »

Resource   |   February 18, 2015