This Was the Biggest Problem with the GOP Debate 07August

The Republican presidential candidates at the first primary debate.

The first presidential primary debate made it clear that the political leadership gender gap is everybody’s loss. Absent from the discussion were issues like equal pay, child care, sexual assault, and minimum wage. Read more »

A Term of Victories 05August

A woman smiling in front of the Supreme Court holding a marriage equality flag
Blog   |   Community   |   August 05, 2015

This Supreme Court term brought victories in pregnancy discrimination law, voting rights, health care, and marriage equality. Read more »

How to Unleash Girls’ Natural Potential in STEM 04August

A girl works on a lab experiment
Blog   |   Community   |   August 04, 2015

Green Works conducted an experiment. The task: to draw scientists. The result: Nearly all of the girls drew men. Read more »

AAUW’s 2015–16 Fellows and Grantees Will Change the World 01August

Pursue your childhood dream. Apply for a fellowship or grant today.
Blog   |   Education   |   August 01, 2015

Our 2015-16 fellowships and grants program awarded a total of 3.7 million in funding for individual women and community projects serving women and girls. Read more »

NASA Pluto Mission Member Talks about How to Get More Women into STEM 31July

Ennico-Smith (far right) celebrates with her NASA team as the Pluto mission completes a successful flyby.
Blog   |   Community   |   July 31, 2015

The New Horizons mission marks a monumental step forward in gender diversity in the sciences, with women composing 25 percent of the team. Read more »

The Pay Gap Is Even Worse for Black Women, and That’s Everyone’s Problem 21July

A bill showing a drawing of an African American woman and 6.4 for the value
Blog   |   Economic Justice   |   7 Comments   |   July 21, 2015

Would you like to work seven extra months for free just to earn the same paycheck as your male co-workers? We didn’t think so. Unfortunately, if you’re a black woman in the United States, that’s a likely reality. Read more »

Thank You for Helping Us Build This Award-Winning Community 08July

Members of the AAUW online content team pose with our 2015 EXCEL awards.
Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   July 08, 2015

This summer, AAUW was honored by two major associations for our outstanding communications. Read more »

11 Projects That Will Inspire You to Fight Gender Stereotypes 07July

A poster from the 2014-15 CAP project at Pacific Lutheran University
Blog   |   Campus   |   1 Comments   |   July 07, 2015

Read what 11 teams of young people did to fight sexism and racism on campus. I dare you to walk away uninspired! Read more »

Here’s What the $10 Bill Should Look Like 06July

Blog   |   Economic Justice   |   1 Comments   |   July 06, 2015

There’s one major milestone in gender equity that still evades today’s women — one that is all too relevant to our nation’s currency: equal pay. Read more »

Frank and Fearless Leadership: Virginia Gildersleeve and the Formation of the United Nations 06July

FDR sits in a White House room with a group of people standing around him.
Blog   |   Community   |   July 06, 2015

When President Franklin Roosevelt chose Virginia Gildersleeve as an official U.S. delegate to the U.N. meeting in San Francisco, it represented a great victory for women, officially including them in the world’s post-war negotiations. Read more »