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These Are the Feminist Valentines You Were Looking For

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   February 09, 2016

Our feminist valentines are just what your activist heart desires. Help spread the love! Be sure to share your favorites on Facebook or Twitter.
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Why We’re Still Talking about the Doll Racism Test 10February

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Blog   |   Community   |   February 10, 2016

After nearly 80 years, AAUW Achievement Award recipient Mamie Phipps Clark’s research about the impact dolls have on children’s body image is still relevant. Read more »

Joyce Kim Is Using Tech to Make the World a Better Place 09February

2003–04 AAUW Selected Professions Fellow Joyce Kim
Blog   |   Community   |   February 09, 2016

Joyce Kim left her law career to start a nonprofit that helps workers transfer money to their home countries at little or no cost. Read more »

Juggling Motherhood and a Career in the Arts 09February

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AAUW American Dissertation Fellow Jessica Valiente talks about how she balances being a mother while also trying to make it as a professional musician in a male-dominated field. Read more »

Pay Gap Especially Harmful for Black and Hispanic Women Struggling with Student Debt 08February

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Blog   |   Economic Justice   |   February 08, 2016

For recent college graduates, carrying multiple student loans adding up to tens of thousands of dollars is the new normal. Nearly 70 percent of college seniors who graduated in 2014 […] Read more »

Campus Women Busting Biases about Women in STEM 08February

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Blog   |   Campus   |   February 08, 2016

This year, 10 student groups are pumped up about tackling the underrepresentation of women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. Read more »

5 Ways You Can Help Fix Hollywood’s Diversity Problem 05February

Actors Colman Doming, Ava DuVernay, and David Oyelowo at the 2015 Berlin Film Festival. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.
Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   February 05, 2016

For the second year in a row, no people of color were nominated in any major acting category for the Oscars. Now, activists are pointing out that Hollywood’s issues with race go beyond just who gets nominated for awards. Read more »

AAUW Change-Makers to Watch in 2016 05February

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Our 2015–16 fellows and grantees are sure to be the world’s next big names in education, human rights, technology, and public health. Here are eight to keep our eyes on in 2016 and beyond — just remember you heard about them here first! Read more »

Best Feminist Super Bowl Commercials 28January

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Blog   |   Community   |   January 28, 2016

Women are the fastest-growing demographic among the National Football League’s fan base, and brands advertising in the Super Bowl have taken notice. Read more »

Color Coded Sports: Debunking Stereotypes for Women Athletes of Color 25January

Nzingha Prescod, an African American who became the first American foil fencer to win a Grand Prix Title in 2013. Photo by Michael Dote, via @zingzang14 on Twitter.
Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   January 25, 2016

At my predominantly white, parochial high school, there was a running joke among my peers: To determine the number of black students enrolled there, one simply needed to look at […] Read more »