Presidential Action on Immigration a Good First Step 21November

President Barack Obama works on his immigration speech with Director of Speechwriting Cody Keenan and Senior Presidential Speechwriter David Litt in the Oval Office, Nov. 19, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   November 21, 2014

The president’s actions provide a path to legal status for an estimated 4 million to 5 million of the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States. Read more »

Fired for Doing the Right Thing: An Interview with College Administrator in Sex Discrimination Case 20November

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Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   November 20, 2014

When he initially filed the lawsuit, says Thein, “I was very naïve. I’d lost my job, and I knew it was not right. I thought I’d file, send them a wake-up call, and surely I’d be able to retain my position. I never thought it would lead to this.” Read more »

How to Make Sure Your Grassroots Project Can Survive after You Move On 19November

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Blog   |   Community   |   November 19, 2014

So you launched a grassroots project. Maybe you even scored grant funding. But how can you make sure your project will last for years to come? Read more »

The Antidote to Black Friday? Giving Tuesday 18November

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   |   2 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

Mia Love; mayor
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 »