When Women Stop Coding 27October

A woman working on a laptop
Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   October 27, 2014

Women were some of the leading pioneers in coding and computer science, but in the 1980s that started to change drastically. Read more »

A Stay-at-Home Dad in the 1920s? Dorothy Canfield Fisher’s “The Home-Maker” 22October

Dorothy Canfield Fisher
Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   October 22, 2014

Writer Dorothy Canfield Fisher was taking on issues like the “mommy wars” and “having it all” nearly 100 years ago. Read more »

What We Can Learn from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s Apology 21October

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  “A humbling and learning experience.” That’s how Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella characterized the aftermath of his remarks on women and pay raises. And it’s the kind of experience I […] Read more »

Schools Must Take New Steps to End Violence on Campus 20October

A young woman holds a sign reading "#meaningful #consent" in a protest
Blog   |   Advocacy   |   October 20, 2014

The last stage of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act is now final, meaning that colleges and universities nationwide must do more to protect their students from dating violence, sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking. Read more »

What’s Gender Got to Do with It? We Asked Teachers about Leadership 20October

A male teacher stands up and talks to a group of students.
Blog   |   Education   |   October 20, 2014

We paired up with two other organizations to ask middle and high school teachers about how gender influences leadership in their classrooms. Overall, the news was good — but implicit bias still showed up. Read more »

Pre-Election To-Do List for Women Voters 17October

Chalk outline of the word VOTE.
Blog   |   Advocacy   |   3 Comments   |   October 17, 2014

Ladies, are you ready to vote? Your role in an election is about much more than marking a ballot. You need to know your voting rights and learn about the midterm election before you vote. Read more »

Too Many States Have Never Elected Women to High Office. We’re Changing That. 16October

AAUW staff show off all of our Elect Her-Campus Women Win sites across the country.
Blog   |   Leadership   |   October 16, 2014

Thanks to things like cultural stereotypes, women are not running for office. And it’s everybody’s loss. We want more women to say yes when someone asks them to run. Read more »

10 Campus Women to Watch Out For 14October

Rickelle Mason
Blog   |   Campus   |   3 Comments   |   October 14, 2014

This year’s SAC members are world travelers, LGBT advocates, writers, artists, and — most important — trailblazers. We are thrilled to introduce you to the 2014–15 ladies of the SAC. Read more »

How a Coal Miner’s Daughter Became the First Female Secretary of Commerce 08October

A portrait of Juanita Kreps
Blog   |   Community   |   October 08, 2014

As president of Duke University and the first woman to serve as U.S. secretary of commerce, this economist blazed many trails. Read more »

Last in Statehood but First in Reproductive Choice 06October

Abortion; pro-choice; women with signs
Blog   |   Community   |   October 06, 2014

In 1970, AAUW members in Hawaii spearheaded an effort to repeal the state’s restrictive abortion law, making Hawaii the first state to legalize abortion. Read more »