AAUW Funds Seven Campus Action Projects

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) has awarded $28,000 in Campus Action Project grants to seven institutions across the country. Read more »

Panel Discussion to Offer Insight Into and Solutions for Sexual Harassment in Schools

PRESS RELEASE: On Tuesday, November 15, at the National Press Club, the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will convene a panel to discuss the findings of our latest research report, Crossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School. Read more »

Article   |   Campus   |   November 10, 2011

Nearly Half of Students Experienced Sexual Harassment at School Last Year

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) today released Crossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School, the most comprehensive, nationally representative research conducted in the past 10 years on sexual harassment in middle and high schools. Read more »

Article   |   Campus   |   November 07, 2011

AAUW Top Policy Adviser to Speak on New Government Accountability Office Report

PRESS RELEASE: AAUW Director of Public Policy and Government Relations Lisa Maatz will join Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) and Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) at a Joint Economic Committee press conference on Thursday, November 3, at 12:15 p.m. to discuss the gender pay gap among low-wage and less-educated workers. Read more »

AAUW, Running Start Expand Elect Her Initiative to 30 College Campuses

PRESS RELEASE: Elect Her–Campus Women Win, the only nationwide program that trains college women to run for student government and future office, will be held on 30 campuses around the country next year. Read more »

AAUW Paves the Way for the Next Generation of Women Leaders

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is paving the way for the next generation of women leaders by selecting 10 exemplary college students from across the United States to serve on our 2011–12 Student Advisory Council (SAC). Read more »

$tart $mart Workshops to Tackle Gender Pay Gap

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) and the WAGE Project will provide $tart $mart Salary Negotiation Workshops throughout the 2011–12 academic year to prepare college women to negotiate for salaries and benefits as they enter the job market. Read more »

AAUW Expanding Work in Science and Math Fields; Applauds Latest White House Announcement on STEM

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) applauds the latest move by the federal government to make it easier for women to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Read more »

Article   |   Career and Workplace   |   September 27, 2011

AAUW Calls for Expansive Transparency and Accountability in the Implementation of No Child Left Behind Waivers to Ensure Student Readiness for College and Rewarding Careers

PRESS RELEASE: President Barack Obama and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced plans to waive certain requirements of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) law by allowing states to apply for waivers of specific NCLB mandates, if they agree to conditions that improve college- and career-ready standards for all students. Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   September 23, 2011
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Women’s Groups Launch “HERvotes” to Mobilize Women Voters in 2012

PRESS RELEASE: In recognition of the anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote, and the anniversary of the 1963 civil rights march on Washington, a coalition of women’s organizations, representing millions of women, announced plans to counter the attacks on women’s economic and health security through a new multi-organization effort, HERvotes. Read more »