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AAUW Vice President of Government Relations Lisa Maatz and Democratic Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) at the 2016 AAUW Title IX Champion award ceremony.

AAUW Honors Sen. Harry Reid as 2016 Title IX Champion

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AAUW marked the 44th anniversary of Title IX by hosting our annual Title IX Cupcakes and Champagne celebration on Capitol Hill to honor Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) as the 2016 Title IX Champion. Read more »

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Purdue University’s  display  about the underrepresentation of women and other groups in engineering.

Campus Leaders Confront STEM Stereotypes

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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 »

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A vintage image of a lecture hall filled with women students, with a professor teaching up front

100 Years of Sexism: An AAUW Fellow Reflects on Women’s Treatment in Academia

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Elizabeth Colson recalls that when she was in school, Radcliffe College students were barred from attending many Harvard classes in order to keep the sexes segregated. Female students at Radcliffe were only allowed to use Harvard’s reference library if they stood. Read more »

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Declaration of Sentiments Waterwall

How to Design a Feminist Monument

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“What are my goals? To live, for architecture is my life.” This is how Ray Kinoshita Mann described her professional goals when she applied for AAUW’s Selected Professions Fellowship in 1986. Read more »

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Newly Released Data Shed Light on Sexual Harassment in U.S. Public Education

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Amy Becker, beckera@aauw.org 202.786.7756 Two-thirds of school districts report zero incidents of sexual harassment and bullying WASHINGTON — The American Association of University Women (AAUW) […] Read more »

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Girl advocates at the 2014 International Day of the Girl

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

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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 »

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