The Antidote to Black Friday? Giving Tuesday 18November

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Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   November 18, 2014

As the leaves begin to fall, the temperatures begin to tumble, and the days become shorter and shorter, the holiday season is launching into full swing. We have a day […] Read more »

The Science of Feeding the Hungry in India 13November

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Blog   |   Education   |   November 13, 2014

Before AAUW alumna Kamala Sohoni was on the amazing team that launched India’s first interplanetary mission craft to Mars this year, her research in nutrition would lead to a crucial finding. Read more »

No Passport Required: A Look at Where Women Have It Best 11November

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Where’s the best place in the world to be a woman? We took a close look at the top 10 highest-ranked countries in the World Economic Forum’s recent list. Read more »

Holiday Gift Guide for Girls: 2014 Edition 10November

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Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   November 10, 2014

For the third year in a row, we’re looking beyond the “pink aisle” to find gifts that will stay with girls all year. Read more »

What It Really Means to Work in Manufacturing 06November

Dolores Wilson
Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   November 06, 2014

Want to know what the average day is like in a manufacturing career? Read more »

State Ballot Measures: How Women Fared in 2014 06November

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Blog   |   Advocacy   |   November 06, 2014

On Election Day, AAUW’s and friends’ voices were heard loud and clear on ballot initiatives on issues including the minimum wage, paid sick days, and equal rights. Here’s the rundown on how our issues fared in state elections. Read more »

The Day After: 8 Takeaways from the 2014 Midterms 05November

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Blog   |   Advocacy   |   5 Comments   |   November 05, 2014

Following the close of the 2014 midterm election, here are the takeaways we’re still mulling over. Read more »

The Courage of Elsebet Kieler, Holocaust Resistance Fighter 05November

Elsebet Kieler
Blog   |   Community   |   November 05, 2014

Elsebet Kieler helped raise funds to transport hundreds of Jewish people to safety as part of the Nazi resistance movement in Denmark. Read more »

Technocratic Feminism: How Gender Equality Can Win a War 03November

Laura Puaca
Blog   |   Community   |   November 03, 2014

By drawing the argument for gender equality away from the abstract ideas of equality and justice, feminists in times of crisis argued for equal treatment as a technological and economic win for everyone. Read more »

7 Facts You Didn’t Know about Eleanor Roosevelt and AAUW 31October

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Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   October 31, 2014

AAUW is proud to have called Eleanor Roosevelt a member, supporter, and friend. Sometimes our history is just too good not to share. Read more »