The Presidential Seal on the podium at Portsmouth High School in Portsmouth, N.H., before the start of a town hall meeting on health care reform on Aug. 11, 2009.

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Play Presidential BINGO! What Will President Trump say about Women and Families in His First Congressional Address?

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   February 02, 2017

Unlike past presidents, President Donald J. Trump has no policy track record we can use as a road map for how he will govern. This makes his upcoming first formal congressional address that much more important. Read more »

5 Ways to #StandUptoSexism 10February

I stand up to sexism because Masculinity is so fragile
Blog   |   Leadership   |   February 10, 2017

Most people agree that gender discrimination is unacceptable. Yet it still persists and assumes many forms, from the seemingly harmless workplace comments to the denial of equal pay for equal work. Here are a few ways you can #StandUptoSexism. Read more »

These Are the Feminist Messages We Need Now More Than Ever 08February

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   February 08, 2017

Are you looking for a fun and easy way to spread your feminist spirit and love for AAUW? Then look no further! We’ve created a set of empowering messages that […] Read more »

The Political Road Ahead 07February

Image of the U.S. Capitol with a flag blowing int he wind in the foreground.
Blog   |   Advocacy   |   February 07, 2017

The 2016 election was one for the record books, and if you are wondering what women’s advocacy will look like during the Trump administration, consider this your plan of action. Read more »

How to Build a Strong Mentor/Mentee Relationship 03February

Blog   |   Community   |   February 03, 2017

Mentorship can make a significant difference in one’s career, particularly for women in underrepresented fields. Read more »

Glimpses from the 2017 Women’s March 24January

AAUW Board Chair Patricia Fae Ho (far left) led hundreds of AAUW members in AAUW’s very own delegation. Copyright David Hathcox for AAUW
Blog   |   Advocacy   |   January 24, 2017

  In addition to sharing chants and signs, members raised their voices through local and national media outlets to get out the message that AAUW stands up for equality and […] Read more »

AAUW Coretta Scott King Fellows: Scholars and Women of Action 16January

Coretta Scott King stands at a podium and delivers a speech.

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we celebrate the work of Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife Coretta Scott King by remembering the achievements of a few AAUW Coretta Scott King Fund awardees. Read more »

Campus Teams Use AAUW Funds to Shatter Glass Ceiling   12January

Five members of the University of the District of Columbia's AAUW Campus Action Project team stand with their leadership project poster for #HEARMELEAD.
Blog   |   Campus   |   January 12, 2017

To combat the gender leadership gap, AAUW has awarded 11 college and university teams Campus Action Project (CAP) grants to put AAUW’s Barriers and Bias: The Status of Women in Leadership research into action. Read more »

New Data on Human Trafficking Paints a Disturbing Picture 11January

Cover art for the 2016 UNODC Global Report on Trafficking in Persons painted and donated by Yasser Rezahi.
Blog   |   Advocacy   |   January 11, 2017

Despite the inclusion of antitrafficking and antiviolence sustainable development goals, the 2016 Global Report on Trafficking in Persons show that the unprecedented and massive movement of refugees and migrants has intensified since 2014, and that this shift involves numbers of vulnerable women, men, and children who can be easily exploited by smugglers and traffickers. Read more »

AAUW’s Tips for Inauguration Weekend 04January

The sun rises over U.S. Capitol before the public swearing in ceremony during the 57th Presidential Inauguration in Washington, D.C, Jan. 21, 2013.
Blog   |   Advocacy   |   January 04, 2017

The weekend of January 20 will be a busy one. Find everything you need to know about participating in Inauguration weekend in Washington, D.C., from the comfort of your own home, or online. Read more »