“Zero Dark Thirty” and Hollywood Heroines

Last night, when she accepted her Golden Globe for best actress in a drama, Jessica Chastain thanked her Zero Dark Thirty screenwriter, Mark Boal, “for writing a strong, capable, independent […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   January 14, 2013

The For-Profit College Question

For-profit colleges get a bad rap, sometimes for good reason: According to Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA), the [July 2012] Senate report found “overwhelming documentation of exorbitant tuition, aggressive recruiting practices, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   January 09, 2013
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The For-Profit College Question

  By Hannah Moulton Belec Editor & Writer For-profit colleges and universities have attracted a sizeable share of the student population in the last decade. But since accusations of predatory […] Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   January 02, 2013

“Middle of Nowhere” Helps Fill Hollywood’s Gender and Race Gap

It’s no secret that white men dominate the film industry — women make up only 5 percent of directors, and women of color are even more scarce. So it’s no […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   October 19, 2012

Why Voter-ID Laws Are Bad for Women, the Elderly, and Everyone

On Thursday, a federal court blocked a Texas voter-identification law that the three-judge panel said would unnecessarily burden poor, minority citizens from exercising their right to vote. The court cited […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   5 Comments   |   September 04, 2012
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AAUW Outlook Magazine Fall 2012: Getting Women to the Polls

AAUW Volunteers Mobilize Women Voters: All over the country, AAUW members are doing grassroots work to inspire women to exercise their voting rights on Election Day.
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  |   ,   |   August 28, 2012

Go Green — Switch to a Digital “Outlook” Subscription!

Along with our exciting Fall issue, Outlook is rolling out a brand-new digital edition of the magazine. It’s sleek, it’s modern, and it’s easy to use. And now, for the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   August 28, 2012

Before Title IX Babies, There Were Title IX Moms

Before dropping me off at a volleyball tournament that I was playing at her alma mater, my Mom said something to me in passing. “Look for me on the hall […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   June 22, 2012

AAUW Outlook Magazine — Spring/Summer 2012

40 Years of Title IX and Athletics: Title IX ushered in a revolution in women’s sports, and we can never go back. Read more »

  |   ,   |   June 09, 2012

Lilly Ledbetter: Bridging Culture Gaps for Equal Pay

Feminism has always been criticized as being preoccupied with advancing the interests of white, educated, middle-class women. While most women’s groups now take action on everything from racism to marriage […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   June 08, 2012