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Public Policy

AAUW’s policy work connects and rallies advocates at the local, state, national, and global levels to advance our work to empower women and girls. With the member-endorsed Public Policy Program […] Read more »

Page   |   January 16, 2013

Get Ready, Stephen: Lilly Ledbetter to Appear on “Colbert Report”

My pal Lilly Ledbetter will be on The Colbert Report on Halloween. I think it’s only fair that I issue a warning to Mr. Colbert: I think he may have […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   4 Comments   |   October 30, 2012

AAUW’s Position on Higher Education

Since its founding in 1881, the AAUW has been committed to making the dream of higher education a reality for all women. Read more »

  |     |   October 03, 2012

AAUW’s Position on Pay Equity

AAUW is committed to supporting “fairness in compensation, equitable access and advancement in employment, and vigorous enforcement of employment antidiscrimination statutes.” Read more »

  |     |   October 03, 2012

Convention Gift Shows How Politics Bring People Together

AAUW Director of Public Policy and Government Relations Lisa Maatz reported from the Democratic National Convention this week and from the Republican National Convention last week. See her updates at […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   September 07, 2012

Wednesday’s DNC Speeches: Pay Equity, Birth Control, and the Budget

AAUW Director of Public Policy and Government Relations Lisa Maatz will report from the Democratic National Convention this week and reported from the Republican National Convention last week. Follow her […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   September 06, 2012

Conventions Highlight Women’s Important Role in 2012 Election — and Beyond

AAUW Director of Public Policy and Government Relations Lisa Maatz will report from the Democratic National Convention this week and reported from the Republican National Convention last week. Follow her […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   September 05, 2012

Heat, Networking, and Credential Lines: AAUW at the DNC

AAUW Director of Public Policy and Government Relations Lisa Maatz will report from the Democratic National Convention this week and reported from the Republican National Convention last week. Follow her […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   September 04, 2012

A Big Speech, an Empty Chair, and a Balloon Drop

AAUW Director of Public Policy and Government Relations Lisa Maatz reported from the Republican National Convention this week and will report from the Democratic National Convention next week. Follow her […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   August 31, 2012

GOP Speeches Show Need to Rally Base — and Appeal to Women

AAUW Director of Public Policy and Government Relations Lisa Maatz is reporting from the Republican National Convention this week and from the Democratic National Convention next week. Follow her updates […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   6 Comments   |   August 30, 2012