Quick Facts on the Gender Pay Gap

AAUW is a fierce advocate for policies that close the gender pay gap. In this downloadable, two-page document, AAUW explains the history of the pay gap, discusses relevant bills currently […] Read more »

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AAUW Issues: Higher Education

Higher education is no longer a luxury — it’s a necessity. At current rates, the United States will add nearly 17 million jobs by 2020 due to growth and replacement, […] Read more »

Page   |   1 Comments   |   September 27, 2013

Quick Facts on STEM Education

AAUW supports promoting and strengthening science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education, especially for girls and other underrepresented populations. In this downloadable, two-page document, AAUW explains how public policies to […] Read more »

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AAUW Issues: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education

Workforce projections for 2018 show that nine of the 10 fastest-growing occupations that require at least a bachelor’s degree will require significant scientific or mathematical training. STEM jobs are expected […] Read more »

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Quick Facts on Title IX

AAUW champions women’s and girls’ rights to equal access to education under Title IX. In this downloadable, one-page document, AAUW explains how Title IX affects schools’ athletics programs, sexual assault […] Read more »

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New Tool Makes Student Loan Forgiveness Easier for Public Servants

Educational debt can be daunting for any recent grad, but recently we’ve been hearing about a lot of options to help make paying it back easier. Did you know that one of the types of loan forgiveness applies specifically to those in public service careers? Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   September 05, 2013

Washington Update (March 8, 2013)

Subscribe to Washington Update Yesterday I was privileged to represent AAUW at an incredible celebration — the signing ceremony for the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA).  So many of […] Read more »

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President Obama signs VAWA reauthorization into law.

Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act Is Law!

AAUW was fortunate enough to be invited to attend an incredible celebration Thursday — the signing ceremony for the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA). Advocates and leaders gathered in […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   3 Comments   |   March 08, 2013
The AAUW Public Policy team puts their hands together for VAWA.

You Didn’t Give Up on the Violence Against Women Act!

Can you believe it?! Only six weeks ago I wrote on AAUW’s blog, “Don’t Give Up on Reauthorizing VAWA.” And you didn’t! This morning, the House of Representatives passed the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   February 28, 2013

Statehouse Lobby Corps Program in a Box

The AAUW Action Fund Capitol Hill Lobby Corps was first established to promote federal grassroots lobbying efforts by AAUW members living in the Washington, D.C., area. A Statehouse Lobby Corps, […] Read more »

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