Catherine Hill, Ph.D.

Catherine Hill is the vice president for research at the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and an author of AAUW reports including Women in Community Colleges: Access to Success (2013); Graduating to a Pay Gap: The Earnings of Women and Men One Year after College Graduation (2012); and Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (2010). Before coming to AAUW, Hill was a study director at the Institute for Women’s Policy Research and an assistant professor in planning and public policy at the University of Virginia. She has a bachelor and master’s degree from Cornell University and a Ph.D. in policy development from Rutgers University.
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AAUW is Looking for a Researcher

AAUW conducts groundbreaking research on issues related to gender equity in education and the workplace. Through new and traditional media, targeted outreach to policymakers, and member efforts, AAUW research serves as […] Read more »

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Executive Summary: Solving the Equation: The Variables for Women’s Success in Engineering and Computing

This executive summary makes it easy to share some of the key findings and recommendations of the report and spark action in your community. Read more »

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PowerPoint Presentation: Solving the Equation: The Variables for Women’s Success in Engineering and Computing

Use this presentation to share the findings from AAUW’s latest research report Solving the Equation, The Variables for Women’s Success in Engineering and Computer at meetings, conferences, and other events. This presentation will feature the latest data on engineering and computing, how few women are working in these fields, and what can be done. Read more »

Download the Quick Facts from Solving the Equation

This colorful, accessible fact sheet makes it easy to share some of the key themes of the Solving the Equation: The Variables for Women’s Success in Engineering and Computing report and spark discussion in your community. Read more »

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Solving the Equation: The Variables for Women’s Success in Engineering and Computing

AAUW’s research report, Solving the Equation: The Variables for Women’s Success in Engineering and Computing, features the latest data on women’s achievement in subjects related to engineering and computing, how few women are working in these fields, and what can be done. Read more »

Research   |   Career and Workplace   |   March 26, 2015
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The full Solving the Equation: The Variables for Women’s Success in Engineering and Computing report is provided free of charge. Read more »

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PowerPoint Presentation: The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap

This easy-to-use PowerPoint, with talking points included for each slide, allows you to share the latest information on the gender pay gap at meetings, conferences, and other events. Read more »

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The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap (Spring 2015)

You’ve probably heard that men are paid more than women are paid over their lifetimes. But what does that mean? The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap explains the pay gap in the United States, how it affects women of all ages, races, and education levels, and what you can do to close it. Read more »

Research   |   Economic Justice   |   February 03, 2015
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The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap (Spring 2015)

Updated regularly with the most current statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Census Bureau, The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap is a commonsense guide that provides key facts about the gender pay gap in the United States. Read more »

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