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Budget 101: What the President’s New Plan Means for Women

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What’s the main focus of this year’s proposed budget? Middle class economics. Key to that approach is a rejection of Congress’ plans to continue a policy of austerity through cuts or sequestration. Read more »

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AAUW and Pantene Announce Nearly $50,000 in Grants to 11 Student-Led Teams

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AAUW, as part of an ongoing collaboration with Pantene, has awarded grants totaling nearly $50,000 to 11 student-led teams to fight stereotypes and biases on college campuses around the nation. Read more »

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3 Reasons We Want to Introduce Girls to Cybersecurity

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From big companies like Sony Pictures, Apple, and Target to small businesses, vulnerability of digital data to cyberattacks has become a national crisis. But the gender gap in cybersecurity careers remains vast. Read more »

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AAUW’s Support of Hungarian Scientists

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Last year AAUW began a collaboration with the Alcoa Foundation to encourage new generations of scientists, engineers, and mathematicians and to extend our own successful STEM programs to sites where […] Read more »

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AAUW and Symantec Team Up to Teach Girls Cybersecurity

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AAUW received a $100,000 grant from Symantec Corporation to develop a cybersecurity core class for middle school girls interested in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Read more »

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The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap (Spring 2015)

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You’ve probably heard that men are paid more than women are paid over their lifetimes. But what does that mean? The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap explains the pay gap in the United States, how it affects women of all ages, races, and education levels, and what you can do to close it. Read more »

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