AAUW Applauds Release of ED Guidelines on Sexual Violence

PRESS RELEASE: Lisa Maatz, the top public policy adviser for the American Association of University Women (AAUW), is available to comment on the Title IX sexual violence guidelines issued today by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   April 04, 2011

AAUW Opposes D.C. Voucher Bill

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) strongly opposes the Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Act (H.R. 471), a bill the House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on this week. Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   March 29, 2011

AAUW Stands with the Women of Wal-Mart during U.S. Supreme Court Hearing

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) will show on-the-ground support outside the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday, March 29, when the high court hears oral arguments in Wal-Mart v. Dukes. Read more »

AAUW Outlines Priorities, Recommendations with New Federal Policy Agenda

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) today released its 2011–12 federal policy agenda, a comprehensive set of goals aimed at improving equity for women and girls. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   March 17, 2011

AAUW Welcomes New Chief of Marketing and Communications

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) has announced the hiring of Cynthia Miller as its new chief of marketing and communications. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   March 10, 2011

AAUW Issues Statement about AAUW NYC Branch and Muhammadu Buhari, a Candidate in the Nigerian Presidential Elections

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) today issued the following statement about the AAUW New York City Branch issuing an award to Muhammadu Buhari. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   March 03, 2011

AAUW Signs Amicus Brief in Support of the Plaintiffs in Gender Discrimination Suit against Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) has signed an amicus “friend of the court” brief in support of the plaintiffs in Dukes v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Read more »

Press Call: Civil Rights Groups Call for Strong Gainful Employment Regulation

PRESS RELEASE: On Wednesday, February 16, 2011, AAUW’s Director of Public Policy and Government Relations Lisa Maatz, will join other civil rights leaders on a conference call to highlight the need to hold colleges accountable to students and taxpayers. Read more »

Article   |   Career and Workplace   |   February 14, 2011

AAUW to Receive Cy Pres Award for Work to Fight Gender Discrimination

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) has been awarded $23,500 as part of a cy pres award from the judgment in the largest gender discrimination case to ever go to trial. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   February 03, 2011

AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund Supports Promotion Suit against University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth

PRESS RELEASE: The AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund announced today that it is awarding monetary support to the case Sun v. University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   January 27, 2011