The Outlook magazine cover features a mother and daughter sitting on the floor with laptops.

Kids and a Career: It Shouldn’t Be This Hard

Many of us are or will be parents, and most of us have to work outside the home. So why does it still seem so difficult to balance family and career? Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   May 09, 2014
Supporters gathered at AAUW’s headquarters to celebrate the president’s action on Equal Pay Day, April 8, and to renew the call for more progress.

AAUW Mission & Action — April 2014

AAUW NEWS President Orders Crucial Equal Pay Protections In a move that AAUW has long supported, President Barack Obama signed two executive orders on April 8 to increase pay protections […] Read more »

  |     |   April 17, 2014
Guess who’s coming to this year's National Conference for College Women Student Leaders?

AAUW Mission & Action — March 2014

AAUW NEWS Chelsea Clinton to Speak at NCCWSL One of the biggest change-makers in the country, Chelsea Clinton will be at the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders this […] Read more »

  |     |   March 21, 2014
A baby in a striped onesie lying on a colorful rug

My Baby Hated Me: On the Other Side of Postpartum Depression

In the darkest days after my son, Oscar, was born, I understood a lot of things that are more violent and disturbing and shameful than I’m willing to ever say out loud. But with the Affordable Care Act’s mental health coverage, I got the help I needed to get to the other side of postpartum depression. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   February 27, 2014
A generous grant from the Alcoa Foundation will expand our STEM work at home and abroad.

AAUW Mission & Action — February 2014

AAUW NEWS Say “Szia!” to Hungary Thanks to a $250,000 grant from the Alcoa Foundation, AAUW will bring science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) programs to girls in Székesfehérvár, Hungary, […] Read more »

  |     |   February 20, 2014
A woman holds her hands out celebrating on the U.S. Surpeme Court steps.

AAUW Outlook Winter 2014: Closer to Equality

Coming Out at Work: “You’re gay? You’re fired.” In 29 states, this reasoning is perfectly legal — which is why it took Samantha 12 years to summon the courage to come out to her co-workers. Read more »

  |   ,   |   February 12, 2014
Woman standing in a crowd cheers

New Resources for AAUW Members: Grassroots Organizers

These new organizers are already supporting members as they coordinate community activities around public policy issues, work with campus leaders, recruit new members, and implement other AAUW programs. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   December 30, 2013
ExperimentatTechTrek

Girls Shouldn’t Feel Weird for Loving Science and Math

“Tech Trek was the first time I didn’t have male classmates looking down on me or making me feel weird for loving science and math,” says Ellen Thuy Le, a recent chemical engineering graduate from Stanford University. Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   8 Comments   |   December 23, 2013
A woman serves a tennis ball on an outdoor court.

Title IX at Ball State: A Tennis Coach Fights Back

For 21 years, Kathy Bull served as the head coach for the women’s tennis team at Ball State University in Indiana. But midseason in 2009, the university abruptly fired Bull, who promptly filed suit under Title IX. Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   1 Comments   |   December 16, 2013
Gabriela Canepa

Education Was Her Dream — Now She’s Funding Scholarships for Women

As a child growing up in Peru, Gabriela Canepa understood the value her parents placed on getting a good education. “It was very important to my parents,” Canepa recalls. “My father used to say that an education for his children was the best inheritance he could leave.” Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   December 09, 2013