AAUW Heads to New Orleans Next Month for National Convention

AAUW will kick off our 2013 National Convention, Breaking through Barriers: Leading across Generations, in New Orleans on June 9, exactly one month from today. MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry and former Sen. Olympia J. Snowe (R-ME) will receive awards during the three-day convention, which also features a panel discussion with activist and author Lilly Ledbetter and a keynote address by expert historian Robin Gerber. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   May 09, 2013

New AAUW Report Focuses on Women in Community Colleges

The American Association of American University (AAUW) today released a new report, Women in Community Colleges: Access to Success, highlighting the importance of community college as a primary educational option for student mothers. Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   May 09, 2013

AAUW, Clinton Global Initiative Form Strategic Partnership

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is a Strategic Partner of the Clinton Global Initiative and the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U), a move that brings together two leading organizations dedicated to making a tangible impact on the world. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   March 05, 2013

Why So Few? In the News

On this page, you can find selected media coverage of the AAUW research report, Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Local and national newspapers and news stations are reporting AAUW’s findings and talking with our researchers. Read more »

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Graduating to a Pay Gap In the News

Here are highlights from the media coverage of the AAUW research report Graduating to a Pay Gap: The Earnings of Women and Men One Year after College Graduation. Read more »

  |   , , ,   |   February 06, 2013

$tart $mart Workshops Promote Financial Literacy, Help Tackle Gender Pay Gap

PRESS RELEASE: AAUW and the WAGE Project will provide nearly 200 $tart $mart salary negotiation workshops throughout the 2012–13 academic year to prepare college women to negotiate their salaries and benefits as they enter the job market. Read more »

Gap and Gown: A Pay Equity Flashback

On October 24, AAUW will release a new report, Graduating to a Pay Gap. The following is the fourth installment of Gap and Gown, a new blog series inspired by […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   October 18, 2012

Gap and Gown: Advancing the Gender Pay Gap Conversation

During my nearly five years at AAUW, I have had the privilege of participating in a number of very fun activities to raise awareness about an extremely serious problem — […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   October 05, 2012

AAUW Reacts to U.S. Census Data on the Gender Wage Gap

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) today expressed disappointment over just-released census data that show no progress is being made to close the gender wage gap. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Justice   |   September 12, 2012

Help! Even the Voices in My Head are Male

A friend once joked that he was revoking my “black card.” He was simultaneously being playful and a little judgmental in saying that I wasn’t black enough because I hadn’t […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   August 24, 2012