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

Crossing the Line In the News

Here are highlights from the media coverage of the AAUW research report Crossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School. Read more »

  |   , , , ,   |   November 08, 2011

Q&A with Eleanor Roosevelt Fund Awardee Abigail J. Stewart

Abigail J. Stewart, the 2011 Eleanor Roosevelt Fund Award winner, will accept her award during the AAUW National Convention on Saturday, June 18 in Washington, D.C. Stewart earned this distinction […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   June 10, 2011

Hispanic Heritage Month and Beyond

Last week Forbes released its list of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women, which includes several Hispanic women. They are trailblazers — a U.S. Supreme Court justice and the president […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   October 15, 2010

Equal Pay Day 2010 — A Round Up

Equal Pay Day — the symbolic point at which a woman’s salary finally catches up to a man’s earnings from the previous year — is a 24-hour observance. However, at […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   April 22, 2010

Why So Few? Women in STEM: Research 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 »

  |   , ,   |   March 22, 2010

Polluter Fraud Citizen Tip Line Launches

Lobbyists funded by the coal industry are under investigation for forging letters to Congress — going so far as to falsify and steal the letterhead of civil rights, senior, and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   September 02, 2009

(Wo)man vs. Beast

This week I’ve been thinking about women bullfighters, thanks to a new release from Women Make Movies (WMM), which was established in 1972 with the specific mission of training women […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   20 Comments   |   August 28, 2009