Katie Broendel

Katie Broendel, AAUW’s Media and Public Relations manager, earned her master’s degree in public communication at American University in Washington, D.C. Her thesis focused on the framing of sexual violence in the media. She earned her bachelor’s degree in geography at the University of Mary Washington and has worked for several nonprofit organizations in Washington, D.C., including the National Geographic Society.

AAUW Research Featured on Teen Kids News

Research is in the DNA of AAUW. It’s a big piece of what we’ve based our reputation on, and it influences our programming agenda and public policy issues. Research provides […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   December 11, 2012

Available for Comment: AAUW Policy Expert to Discuss the Election

PRESS RELEASE: Lisa Maatz, the top policy adviser at the American Association of University Women (AAUW), will be available for comment this week on the election, including the impact of women voters, the gender gap in voter turnout, the millennial vote, and the AAUW Action Fund It’s My Vote: I Will Be Heard campaign to turn out young women voters. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   November 06, 2012

In Favor of Headbands and Dad Pants

Candidates running for political office are put under a microscope. But some are scrutinized in ways that others aren’t. In her piece for the Women’s Media Center, AAUW Director of […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   September 07, 2012

Making Research Matter

How do people put AAUW research reports like Crossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School to use? To find out, AAUW Director of Research Catherine Hill and I recently talked […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   August 10, 2012

40 Years: We’ve Come a Long Way, Maybe

To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the 1972 passage of Title IX, I wanted to hear the perspective of someone who remembers going to school before the law was enacted […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   June 26, 2012

Women’s Orgs Vow to Fight Back at the Polls

Last week, as the Senate prepared to vote on the Blunt amendment to limit insurance coverage for contraception, a coalition of more than 50 women’s organizations held a press conference […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   March 07, 2012

The Cameras Just Keep Rolling

  AAUW sponsored a Bisnow event about women in media that took place this past Tuesday morning, just hours before our monthly happy hour Cocktails and Convos. Before the panel […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   August 15, 2011

Tech Trek in the Spotlight

CBS News turned to AAUW member Marie Wolbach, founder of AAUW of California’s Tech Trek Science Camp for Girls, for an insider’s perspective on getting girls engaged in science, technology, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   3 Comments   |   August 01, 2011

AAUW in the News — the Local Edition!

Just after the 2011 AAUW National Convention last month, I wrote an entry about AAUW’s national news clips. Now the Media Relations team would like to draw attention to the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   July 13, 2011

National Convention: Our Town, Your AAUW

AAUW is gearing up for our 2011 National Convention June 16–19. We have a great lineup of speakers and more exciting developments to announce in the next few weeks. We […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   May 18, 2011