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Work-Life Balance: Join the National Conversation

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As economic opportunities for women have increased, not all of our laws have kept up — wage discrimination persists, and most employees still lack caregiving or sick leave. On June 23, 2014, President Barack Obama will convene the White House Summit on Working Families here in Washington, D.C., to focus on modernizing workplace policies for America’s future economic success. Read more »

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Vance Granville Community College’s Campus Action Project Grant: An Educated Woman, an Educated Future

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A community college in a low-income North Carolina community is running workshops to help their nontraditional students (many of them women in their 40s) earn four-year degrees. Read more »

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Webinar: Inspire Girls in Your Community with Tech Trek

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Is your branch looking for an opportunity to inspire local girls to get interested in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)? Join AAUW for a webinar about how your branch can apply to host the successful Tech Trek STEM camp for girls in summer 2015. Read more »

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AAUW Announces Fellowships and Grants for 2014–15

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AAUW is excited to announce the 244 fellowships and grants offered for the 2014–15 award year. This exceptional group of women and nonprofit organizations will receive more than $3.7 million […] Read more »

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A Fellowship Changes a Woman’s Life (and Women’s History)

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AAUW fellowships support women in a wide — and creative — variety of ways. Take Anne Firor Scott, who used her award in the 1950s to pay for a nanny while she finished her dissertation. Read more »

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