Quick Facts on Retirement Security

AAUW believes that protecting Social Security is critical for women’s economic security, especially as they enter retirement. This downloadable, two-page document outlines how challenges to women’s economic security change as […] Read more »

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AAUW Issues: Gender Pay Gap

  Job creation and economic opportunity are critical issues for women, many of whom continue to struggle with economic insecurity and pay discrimination. Despite civil rights laws and advancements in […] Read more »

Page   |   3 Comments   |   September 27, 2013
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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 »

Page   |   2 Comments   |   September 27, 2013

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   |   4 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