Advancing Their Education, Serving Their Communities: AAUW 2016–17 Fellows and Grantees 01July

2016-17 Career Development Grantee Ishah Dominguez
Blog   |   Education   |   July 01, 2016

AAUW’s fellowships and grants have provided more than $100 million to more than 12,000 women and projects from 140 countries since 1888. For the 2016–17 academic year alone, more than 230 women and community projects serving women and girls will receive $3.7 million. Read more »

AAUW Stands United at White House United State of Women Summit 29June

United State of Women Logo
Blog   |   Advocacy   |   June 29, 2016

  Shannon Cholakian is a former AAUW National Student Advisory Council member from California State University, Long Beach. AAUW wants to thank Shannon along with the rest of the summit […] Read more »

Campus Leaders Confront STEM Stereotypes 28June

Purdue University’s  display  about the underrepresentation of women and other groups in engineering.
Blog   |   Campus   |   June 28, 2016

Ten schools earned 2015–16 AAUW Campus Action Project grants to tackle that question head-on this spring. Students implemented projects to empower women and girls in STEM fields, where women are particularly underrepresented. Read more »

Girls Aren’t the Leaders of Tomorrow: We’re Leaders of Today 24June

Girl advocates at the 2014 International Day of the Girl
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   |   1 Comments   |   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

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