Rachel Wallace

Rachel Wallace

Former strategic communications manager, Rachel Wallace worked on AAUW’s lively online content. The Pennsylvania native and George Washington University grad also ran AAUW’s main Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr accounts.

Work by Rachel Wallace

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

Win a Signed Copy of Lilly Ledbetter’s Book

Equal Pay Day is not our favorite holiday. Next Tuesday, April 17, is the symbolic day when women’s wages catch up with what men made last year. We’d much prefer […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   6 Comments   |   April 09, 2012

Call to Action: Stop Rush

Two weeks ago, AAUW hosted Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke at our national office for a Re:Action panel discussion on birth control. It was our way of making sure […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   42 Comments   |   March 05, 2012

Amplifying Women’s Voices in Art and Politics

Clara Peeters’ art looks so real that it’s almost touchable. Her paintings are full of feasts to be eaten, flowers to be smelled, and cats to be petted. In the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   March 02, 2012