Christi Corbett

Christianne Corbett is a senior researcher at AAUW, where she writes about gender equity in education and the workplace. She is a co-author of AAUW’s Graduating to a Pay Gap (2012); Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (2010); and Where the Girls Are: The Facts about Gender Equity in Education (2008). Corbett is a spokesperson on research topics regarding the gender pay gap and women in STEM. Before coming to AAUW, she worked as a legislative fellow on Capitol Hill and as a mechanical design engineer in the aerospace industry. Corbett holds a master’s degree in cultural anthropology from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and bachelor’s degrees in aerospace engineering and government from the University of Notre Dame.

The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap PowerPoint Presentation (2014)

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 (2014)

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  |   ,   |   March 10, 2014
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Three Reasons the Wage Gap Hurts Women in STEM

An AAUW analysis of 2011 U.S. Census Bureau data shows that in many science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) jobs — as in most other fields — women continue to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Economic Justice   |   3 Comments   |   April 05, 2013

Pay Gap in Selected STEM Occupations, 2011

STEM jobs tend to pay better than other jobs, but working in a STEM job is no protection against the pay gap. In an analysis of 2011 U.S. Census Bureau […] Read more »

  |     |   April 05, 2013
AAUW Salary Calculator: What is your college major worth?

What’s Your College Major Worth?

Your college major and your occupation make a big difference in how much you are paid. Just in time for Equal Pay Day, we are launching the AAUW Salary Calculator. […] Read more »

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Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

AAUW’s 2010 research report Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics presents in-depth yet accessible descriptions of eight key research findings that point to environmental and social barriers — including stereotypes, gender bias and the climate of science and engineering departments in colleges and universities — that continue to block women’s participation and progress in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Read more »

  |     |   February 20, 2013

New Pay Gap Data Shows It’s Not “The End of Men”

At AAUW, we’re not looking to engage in a battle of the sexes. Our goal is for men and women to be equally capable of achieving economic security for themselves and their families. In 2011, women earned just 77 percent of what men earned. We’ve still got a long way to go. Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   September 12, 2012

The Double Bind

Each month this year, AAUW is teaming up with Nature Publishing Group, one of the world’s leading science publishers, to put together an online forum on women in science. The […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   December 22, 2011

Implicit Bias

Each month this year, AAUW is teaming up with Nature Publishing Group, one of the world’s leading science publishers, to put together an online forum on women in science. The […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   2 Comments   |   December 21, 2011

The Role of Family Responsibilities for College Faculty

Each month this year, AAUW is teaming up with Nature Publishing Group, one of the world’s leading science publishers, to put together an online forum on women in science. The […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   December 02, 2011