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Three diverse women stand together in the city.

Join Our Webinar on Using Inclusive Language to Create Welcoming Spaces

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Is your branch or state taking all possible steps to be inclusive of and welcoming to members? Join this free webinar and learn how to ensure your branch’s actions and messages are welcoming and inclusive. Read more »

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Five members of the University of the District of Columbia's AAUW Campus Action Project team stand with their leadership project poster for #HEARMELEAD.

Campus Teams Use AAUW Funds to Shatter Glass Ceiling  

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To combat the gender leadership gap, AAUW has awarded 11 college and university teams Campus Action Project (CAP) grants to put AAUW’s Barriers and Bias: The Status of Women in Leadership research into action. Read more »

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Mayor Bowser, AAUW, and YWTF-DC Aim to Train 15,000 Women to Negotiate Their Salaries in Nation’s Capital

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On April 4, the national observance of Equal Pay Day, Mayor Muriel Bowser, the Mayor’s Office on Women’s Policy and Initiatives (MOWPI), the American Association of University Women (AAUW), and the Younger Women’s Task Force–DC Chapter launched the AAUW Work Smart salary negotiation program in the District of Columbia. Read more »

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Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family (book cover) by Amy Ellis Nutt

Join AAUW’s Book Discussion Webinar with the Author of Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family

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When Wayne and Kelly Maines adopted identical twin boys, they thought their lives were complete. But it wasn’t long before they noticed a marked difference between Jonas and his brother, Wyatt. By the time the twins were toddlers, confusion over Wyatt’s insistence that he was female began to tear the family apart. Read more »

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AAUW Responds to News of Acting Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at Department of Education

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AAUW has repeatedly said personnel is policy. It is our hope that Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and President Donald Trump will demonstrate the seriousness with which they regard the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) when they nominate a permanent assistant secretary for civil rights who moves through the Senate confirmation process. Read more »

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Melissa Harris-Perry

AAUW Unveils Dynamic Speaker Lineup for Women’s Student Leadership Conference

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Melissa Harris-Perry, Ph.D., a writer, professor, and political commentator, will deliver the keynote address at the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) on Friday, June 2. Read more »

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