London Olympics Offer Hope for Gender Equity

The 2012 Summer Olympics will mark monumental progress for gender equality around the world. The games could be the first in Olympic history at which all participating countries field teams […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   July 09, 2012

AAUW Alumnae Exchange Newsletter

Get the latest news about AAUW fellows and grantees. Learn about their recent achievements, read profiles, and get up-to-date about AAUW’S Alumnae Initiative. Read more »

  |   ,   |   April 01, 2012

AAUW Alumnae Exchange (Spring 2012)

In the Spring 2012 newsletter, AAUW profiles Carol Franco, a 2005-2006 International Fellow who studies climate change and its effects on different populations. Read more »

  |   ,   |   March 06, 2012
Tawakkul Karman, Leymah Gbowee, and Liberian President Ellen Johson Sirleaf (right) accepting 2011 Nobel Peace Prize. Photo courtesy of Harrywad, via Wikimedia Commons

Another Presidents Day without a U.S. Woman President

To many Americans, Presidents Day is just another Monday off to take advantage of department store sales. However, as we commemorate the birthdays of two of our most significant presidents, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   3 Comments   |   February 20, 2012

U.N. Day

AAUW joins the international community today in commemorating United Nations Day. U.N. Day is celebrated every year on the anniversary of the Charter of the United Nations for the purpose […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   October 24, 2011

Man Enough to Carry a Pink Backpack?

America’s favorite pastime is a game filled with tradition — Cracker Jack is still sold in concession stands, and managers wear the same uniforms as players. But over the past […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   October 07, 2011

The Power of the Pantsuit

Last week, my attention was focused on the news surrounding German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s state visit. Her visit was significant because it marked many firsts for women in diplomacy. In […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   June 14, 2011

There’s No Crying — or Women — in Baseball?

Throughout my childhood, whenever anyone would ask me what I wanted to be when I grew up, I would respond, “A professional baseball player.” My dad shared his love of […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   5 Comments   |   April 15, 2011

Women Making History for Egypt

All eyes have been on Egypt as millions of Egyptians marched on Cairo this week. They met at Tahrir Square, which is Arabic for Liberation Square, an ideal location for […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   February 03, 2011

Barefaced and Beautiful

Would you go out in public without any makeup on? A group of girls from Colleyville Heritage High School in Texas go makeup free every Tuesday. The group of 12 […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   8 Comments   |   October 19, 2010