7 Schools That Empower Women 25March

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Blog   |   Campus   |   1 Comments   |   March 25, 2014

Is your college one of the more than 800 AAUW partner member schools? If not, learn more about how your college can join AAUW and get access to exclusive benefits. […] Read more »

Why LGBT Rights Matter for Gender Equity 24March

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Blog   |   Advocacy   |   5 Comments   |   March 24, 2014

AAUW strongly supports LGBT equality because women’s rights and LGBT rights are deeply intertwined. However, women’s movements haven’t always had the best track record when it comes to advancing LGBT rights. Read more »

Dear AAUW Members and Supporters 21March

Over 40 of staff throw their hands up in celebration and hold signs that say Thank You.
Blog   |   Community   |   March 21, 2014

The women and girls of today and tomorrow stand on your shoulders. For this – your work, your passion, and your commitment to AAUW – on behalf of the entire AAUW staff, we thank you. Read more »

A One-Woman Crusade for Justice 21March

A black and white photo of a woman standing on the stoops of a building that is covered in ivy cut around a plackard that says American Association of University Women
Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   March 21, 2014

Althea Kratz Hottel’s career reads like a true success story in academia. Spending most of her career in some way affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania, she became the university’s first dean of women, not to mention the first female ever to hold the position of dean on the campus. Read more »

3 Reasons Why You Should Negotiate Your Salary 20March

A young woman sits at a conference table with two people interviewing her.
Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   4 Comments   |   March 20, 2014

Research shows I’m not the only woman who’s missed that opportunity to negotiate in my career. Read more »

Budget 101: You Are What You Fund 19March

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Blog   |   Economic Justice   |   March 19, 2014

It’s that time again. Budget season! Washington is moving into budget mode and beginning discussions on the federal budget for fiscal year 2015. Read more »

Gap in Coaches’ Salaries Guides NCAA Tournament Picks 18March

Salary Showdown Womens Bracket
Blog   |   Campus   |   3 Comments   |   March 18, 2014

The 100-plus schools in the NCAA men’s and women’s basketball tournaments all pay coaches for men’s sports teams more — often much more — on average than coaches for women’s sports teams. How’s that for March madness? Read more »

On McCarthy’s Blacklist: Celebrating AAUW and Women’s History 17March

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Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   March 17, 2014

In his notorious five-hour speech in 1950, Sen. Joseph McCarthy accused Esther Brunauer of being “instrumental in committing this organization to the support of various [communist] front enterprises.” Brunauer and her husband, like many of their peers at the time, were named as security risks and dismissed from their positions. Read more »

Global Women Wonder: Why Are We Still Asking for a Seat at the Table? 14March

Patricia looks back from her seat in the stadium seating. Far below is the stage.
Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   March 14, 2014

There’s a definite sense of urgency in the air at this year’s 58th session of the U.N. Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in New York. What has been accomplished? What hasn’t? What are we going to do about it? Read more »

Never Underestimate the Power of a Girl and Her Pen 12March

Keren Taylor with members of WriteGirls
Blog   |   Community   |   March 12, 2014

“I left the corporate world, and I just didn’t want to go back to it,” said Keren Taylor. “I wanted to do something different that would be inspiring and bring […] Read more »