Moon, trees, eerie haze on spooky Halloween night

11 Stats on Women’s Equality That Might Be Scarier than Halloween

Forget ghouls, goblins, and graveyards — these 11 statistics on women’s equality reflect a reality far scarier than whatever comes out to haunt on Halloween. Read more »

What’s At Stake on Election Day: A Millennial Voter’s Perspective 20October

2016 U.S. election with ballot in flag
Blog   |   Advocacy   |   October 20, 2016

Your vote doesn’t just decide who sits in the Oval Office or in your state legislature. It decides our future. Read more »

Want to See Action on Women’s Issues? Check Out Your Statehouse! 19October

Maryland Equal Pay Day Rally
Blog   |   Advocacy   |   October 19, 2016

In 2016, AAUW members were busy at every level of government passing good laws, beating back bad ones, and laying the groundwork for more successes in 2017. Read more »

Meet 10 Up-and-Coming Feminist Change Makers 17October

Julia Alford, 2016-2017 Student Advisory Council Member
Blog   |   Campus   |   October 17, 2016

Meet the politicians, scientists, writers, educators, engineers, nonprofit founders, and AAUW student organization leaders eager to use their passions to inspire social change. Read more »

To Help End the Pay Gap, Stop Asking New Hires for Salary Histories 14October

shaking hands
Blog   |   Economic Justice   |   October 14, 2016

Your new employer’s application asks for your salary history. This seems harmless, right? Wrong. This practice perpetuates the wage gap that many women and people of color face. Read more »

Preserving the Right to Run 05October

An old photo of women marching down the street with American flags
Blog   |   Community   |   October 05, 2016

With the passage of the 19th Amendment came the right to vote. But women have been running for office since before 1920 — and with suffrage came the power to elect more women. Read more »

Seeking Success for Girls in STEM 04October

2007–08 AAUW Selected Professions Fellow Unoma Okorafor
Blog   |   Education   |   October 04, 2016

“Men need to understand the value of women and become advocates,” says Unoma Okorafor. ”Only then will we be able to expand the conversation.” Read more »

How a Lockheed Engineer Makes Time to Volunteer with Girls 21September

Tech Trek campers examine a robot at a 2016 New Mexico Tech Trek camp sponsored by Lockheed Martin.
Blog   |   Education   |   September 21, 2016

With more dedicated volunteers like Lockheed Martin employee Alison Nordt, we can hope to see more girls than ever grow up to be aerospace engineers, astronauts, and tech company CEOs. Read more »

Meet PowerPlay NYC: Inspiring Futures for Girls of Color 09September

PowerPlay NYC (Nike)
Blog   |   Community   |   September 09, 2016

AAUW is helping the next generation of superstars emerge through Title IX advocacy and Community Action Grants. Read more »

See Where Presidential Candidates Stand — Play Debate Bingo with AAUW! 07September

AAUW and AAUW Action Fund present 2016 presidential debate bingo (#AAUWdebates)
Blog   |   Advocacy   |   4 Comments   |   September 07, 2016

We’ve created bingo cards with some of the key words women and girls want to hear from both candidates during the course of the debates. Simply print out a card, grab your favorite marker, and you’re ready to play. Read more »

How to Speak Up against Everyday Bias 02September

a young woman giving the time-out signal
Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   September 02, 2016

Ever wondered how to respond to the sexism you see in your daily life, in person and online? Here’s how to take a stand. Read more »