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 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
Pink piggy bank with glasses standing on textbooks in front of a blackboard with Budget 101 message

Budget 101: What the President’s New Plan Means for Women

What’s the main focus of this year’s proposed budget? Middle class economics. Key to that approach is a rejection of Congress’ plans to continue a policy of austerity through cuts or sequestration. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   February 04, 2015

Quick Facts on Human Trafficking

In this downloadable, two-page document, AAUW outlines the importance of identifying labor and sex trafficking, both international and domestic. Read more »

Resource   |   January 07, 2015

Quick Facts on Higher Education

A college education is becoming increasingly important for employment, and AAUW believes it is critical to ensure that women have access to quality degree programs. In this downloadable, two-page document, […] Read more »

Resource   |   January 05, 2015

Quick Facts on Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence in School

One pervasive problem that continues to hinder equity in education at every level of our nation’s schools is sexual harassment Read more »

Resource   |   January 05, 2015

Quick Facts on Hate Crimes Prevention

AAUW believes that violent crimes motivated solely or primarily by bias or hatred intimidate communities and must end. In this downloadable, two-page document, AAUW outlines the importance of hate crimes […] Read more »

Resource   |   November 05, 2014
A young woman holds a sign reading "#meaningful #consent" in a protest

Schools Must Take New Steps to End Violence on Campus

The last stage of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act is now final, meaning that colleges and universities nationwide must do more to protect their students from dating violence, sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   October 20, 2014
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5 Takeaways from the White House Report on Campus Sexual Assault

A special White House task force just released its report and recommendations focused on ending sexual assault on campus. Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   2 Comments   |   April 29, 2014
Red flags planted in the grass.

Live Blog Covers New Campus Sexual Assault Rules

  Update April 2, 2014: Jump down to the bottom to see the final update. Stakeholders have come to an agreement on a final draft rule to implement the Campus […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   13 Comments   |   January 13, 2014