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

UDC’s CAP team will create a mentoring program for women of color.

Campus Teams Use AAUW Funds to Shatter Glass Ceiling  

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 »

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 »

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 »

5 Ways to Crush the Patriarchy on Campus in 2017 03January

University of Pittsburgh Student Organization Involvement Fair. Tabling AAUW collateral and registering new members.
Blog   |   Campus   |   January 03, 2017

While we wait for the new administration to take shape and examine how it will act on AAUW’s policy priorities, student voices are needed now more than ever in our fight for women’s equality. Read more »

Look What AAUW Action Network Accomplished in 2016! 22December

In 2016, 900 get-out-the-vote events were organized by AAUW members in 46 states.
Blog   |   Advocacy   |   December 22, 2016

This year was action-packed for AAUW’s advocacy efforts. Our reach spanned from the White House to Congress to statehouses across the country. But the hard work isn’t over yet! Read more »

The Future of Women’s Empowerment in Morocco 20December

Souad Kadi
Blog   |   Community   |   December 20, 2016

“I look forward to using what I have learned during my fellowship in the United States and my time at AAUW to … continue the work of bridging the gender gap for young Moroccan girls and women.” — Souad Kadi Read more »

A Century of Women’s Rights Work through the Eyes of a Centenarian 19December

Martha Ann Miller joined an AAUW branch in Virginia in 1944
Blog   |   Community   |   December 19, 2016

105-year-old AAUW member Martha Ann Miller saw a woman on the presidential ballot 96 years after she saw women gain the right to vote as a little girl. Read more »

Telling Black Women’s Untold Stories 14December

1984–85 AAUW American Fellow Patricia Bell-Scott, Ph.D.
Blog   |   Community   |   December 14, 2016

Former AAUW American Fellow Patrica Bell-Scott, Ph.D., has dedicated her life to giving a voice to black women’s experiences and creating a space to “expand research by and about us.” Read more »

Women Helping Women Vote 02December

Visitors to the AAUW National Voter Registration Day event at the Newseum in Washington, DC leave notes about why they are voting.
Blog   |   Advocacy   |   December 02, 2016

Regardless of how you feel about the outcome of the 2016 election, we can all celebrate one thing: Americans exercised their right to vote. Read more »