Girl advocates at the 2014 International Day of the Girl

Girl advocates at the 2014 International Day of the Girl

Girls Aren’t the Leaders of Tomorrow: We’re Leaders of Today

Blog   |   Leadership   |   June 24, 2016

We girls have immense potential, and we refuse to be considered leaders of tomorrow. We are leaders of today and demand to be treated as such. Read more »

Women of Color and the Reproductive Rights Movement 08June

Women march for women's rights
Blog   |   Community   |   June 08, 2016

The struggle for reproductive freedom can sometimes look different for women of color. Kimala Price, a 2009–10 AAUW American Fellow and an associate professor of women’s studies at San Diego State University, has been active in the movement for two decades. As a scholar and activist, Price has studied how the varying histories and lived realities of different groups of women affect their struggles for reproductive freedom. Read more »

Inspiring Tomorrow’s Innovators at AAUW Tech Savvy in Pittsburgh 03June

Middle school aged girls attending AAUW Tech Savvy in Pittsburgh (PA) wearing hardhats, googles, lab coats, and magnifying glass.
Blog   |   Education   |   June 03, 2016

Pittsburgh’s AAUW Tech Savvy students may create the next great STEM innovation. Those breakthroughs could revolutionize the technology, engineering, or manufacturing industries — and the cities that rely upon them. Read more »

Congress, Here’s How to Make STEM Fields Better for Everyone 01June

Four women stand in a U.S. Senate room around a podium.
Blog   |   Advocacy   |   June 01, 2016

“Increasing diversity in our STEM fields will make us smarter.” Read more »

Women’s Voices in the Newsroom 27May

A young white woman with a notebook and pen talks to another young white woman in a crowd.
Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   May 27, 2016

Women are underrepresented in journalism. Why does that matter? Journalism defines the way we understand our communities and identify and prioritize problems worth solving. Read more »

AAUW Member Fights for Women Pilots’ Honors at Arlington National Cemetery 24May

Women Airforce Service Pilot (WASP) Elaine Harmon holding her Congressional Gold Medal in 2010
Blog   |   Advocacy   |   May 24, 2016

An AAUW member led the fight to fulfill her mother-in-law’s final wish to rest at Arlington National Cemetery. Read more »

5 Ways to Support a Future STEM Rockstar with AAUW and FabLab 24May

Jordan Mader, left and Meredith Coil build a gumdrop bridge during the Tech Savvy workshop, at Ohio University May 17, 2014. The event exposes girls from sixth through ninth grade to the field of science, technology, engineering and math. Photo by Ohio University / Jonathan Adams
Blog   |   Education   |   May 24, 2016

Don’t miss the latest updates from FabLab and AAUW! Read more »

5 Lessons from Asian Pacific American Women in Politics 24May

Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL)

Although several barrier-breaking Asian Pacific American women have run for elected office, the population is still severely underrepresented in political leadership. Programs such as Elect Her and organizations like the Asian American Women’s Political Initiative are working to change that by training and engaging women in politics from a young age. Read more »

Settling the Score for Women in Music 20May

An Asian woman in a gown posing in front of a grand piano
Blog   |   Community   |   May 20, 2016

Across genres and throughout the history of Western music, women have struggled to break in, to be recognized, and to transcend the objectification that seems inevitable when women are onstage. Let’s acknowledge the exceptional women of music history and foster the girls who are just learning to play their first scales. Read more »

The Science behind Implicit Bias 19May

An illustration of the Vitruvian Man with a briefcase
Blog   |   Leadership   |   May 19, 2016

Are you biased against women leaders? It turns out, most people still associate leadership with men more strongly than they do with women. Read more »