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

AAUW-Sponsored Exhibit Debuts at Newseum

Last week, AAUW joined the Newseum to celebrate a brand new exhibit that explores the “story behind the story” of presidential elections past. The exhibit, “Every Four Years: Presidential Campaigns […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   February 29, 2012

Introducing It’s My Vote: I Will Be Heard

Today, the AAUW Action Fund is excited to announce the launch of It’s My Vote: I Will Be Heard, a nonpartisan campaign to educate and mobilize young women for the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   February 15, 2012

An Open Letter to Anita Hill

Dear Professor Hill, When I told friends about my weekend trip to New York to attend the conference in your honor — Sex, Power, and Speaking Truth: Anita Hill 20 […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   October 21, 2011

AAUW Celebrates Women’s Hall of Fame Inductees

“No botox, no detox. My name is Loretta Ford, and I approve this message.” So ended the speech of 91-year-old Ford as she accepted her induction into the National Women’s […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   October 13, 2011

In Consideration of Occupying Wall Street

With the Occupy Wall Street (almost) movement gaining traction, the best question so far has been: Why would you occupy? The answers I’ve seen so far are heart wrenching. On […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   October 05, 2011

Join Us for Cocktails, Conversation, and Chocolate in D.C.

Hello, residents of the District of Columbia!  (And hello, those of you in from out of town or the wilds of Virginia or Maryland.) Consider this a personal invitation, from […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   June 13, 2011

Now in Theaters: Your Mom

Celebrate this Mother’s Day by sending your favorite mom (or moms) a video that’s all about her. Customize a faux movie trailer that tells The Amazing Story of [Your Mom] […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   May 04, 2011