AAUW Welcomes 10 New Members to the National Student Advisory Council

AAUW today announced the names of 10 talented college students selected to serve on the 2013–14 National Student Advisory Council (SAC). These young women will take a leadership role in organizing students on campuses across the country on critical issues such as making campuses safer, closing the leadership gap between men and women, and fighting for fair pay. Read more »

Article   |   Campus   |   October 10, 2013
AAUW Fellow Alumna Joy Lapseritis

AAUW Celebrates 125 Years of Funding Fellowships for Women

AAUW today formally announced our 125th class of fellows and grantees, who will receive funding for graduate work and educational projects thanks to an extraordinary program that started when women were discouraged from pursuing higher education. Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   August 01, 2013

Patricia Fae Ho Elected President of AAUW

Patricia Fae Ho of Beverly, Massachusetts, and Honolulu, Hawaii, was elected to serve a two-year term as president of the American Association of University Women (AAUW). In her role leading the national AAUW Board of Directors, Ho will provide direction and oversight in promoting AAUW’s mission to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   July 10, 2013

Santa Clara University Professor to Accept Prestigious Award in New Orleans

Linda T. Alepin, the dean’s executive professor of leadership at Santa Clara University in California, will accept the AAUW Eleanor Roosevelt Fund Award on Tuesday, June 11, during the 2013 AAUW National Convention, Breaking through Barriers: Leading across Generations. Read more »

Article   |   Leadership   |   June 03, 2013

AAUW and NASPA to Celebrate Women Trailblazers at Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: Katie Broendel, broendelk@aauw.org 202.785.7761 Lisa Goodnight, goodnightl@aauw.org 202.785.7738     Donna Shalala and Ritu Sharma to Appear WASHINGTON — On May 30, the American Association […] Read more »

Article   |   Leadership   |   May 17, 2013

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

Women In Community College: Research In the News

Here are highlights from the media coverage of the AAUW research report Women in Community Colleges: Access to Success. Read more »

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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

$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 »