Liza Donnelly Wants You to Vote

The AAUW Action Fund’s It’s My Vote: I Will Be Heard voter education and turnout campaign represents an unprecedented investment in making women’s voices heard in the 2012 election. Follow […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   October 02, 2012

Eleven Years Later, 9/11 Feels Like the First Time

This September, many families said tearful goodbyes to sons and daughters who packed up their bags and went back to school. My older sister also packed up a bag and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   September 11, 2012

Sandra Fluke Tells Young People to Vote

The AAUW Action Fund’s It’s My Vote: I Will Be Heard voter education and turnout campaign represents an unprecedented investment in making women’s voices heard in the 2012 election. Follow […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   September 06, 2012

I’m Voting Because …

The AAUW Action Fund’s It’s My Vote: I Will Be Heard voter education and turnout campaign represents an unprecedented investment in making women’s voices heard in the 2012 election. Follow […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   July 25, 2012
Sally Ride, America's first woman astronaut communicates with ground controllers from the flight deck.

In Remembrance of Sally Ride

Today we remember Sally Ride, the dreamer, pioneer, and role model who lifted our eyes to the sky in wonder. Ride died yesterday of pancreatic cancer at the age of […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   July 24, 2012

Celebrating the Moms Who Helped Us Play

Ever since I was a kid, I loved swimming. Showers, oceans, pools — if there was water, I wanted to be in it. I used to come home from swim […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   May 11, 2012

Why I Want My Generation to Vote

Some people say that no one outside the Beltway cares about elections until October. These folks may have a point. Right now, the election is all about horse-race polling, lukewarm […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   May 08, 2012

Unhappy Hour Draws Attention to the Pay Gap

On Tuesday, April 17, AAUW marked Equal Pay Day — the symbolic day when women’s earnings finally catch up to what men made last year — with a patio-style Unhappy […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   April 19, 2012

Top Five Reasons Why Fair Pay Matters This Election

Today, we are raising awareness about the need for fair pay and hoping for a future when Equal Pay Day happens on December 31 instead of April 17. But our […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   April 17, 2012

Do I Look Suspicious?

Young, white, and female — that’s me. Young, black, and male — that’s Trayvon Martin. Not much in common, huh? The privilege of being a white woman makes it impossible […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   April 10, 2012