Patti Solis Doyle to Receive Prestigious Award from AAUW, NASPA

PRESS RELEASE: Patti Solis Doyle, a partner at the Washington law firm Utrecht & Phillips and the first Latina to run a U.S. presidential campaign, will receive the prestigious AAUW/NASPA Women of Distinction Award during the 2010 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL). Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   June 01, 2010

AAUW Applauds Passage of America COMPETES Reauthorization Act

PRESS RELEASE: AAUW applauds the House of Representatives today for passing the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act (H.R.5325), which contains a number of provisions to improve education and training in science, technology, engineering, and math and to reduce barriers that deter women from pursuing academic and career goals in these fields. Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   May 28, 2010

National Conference for College Women Student Leaders’ 25th Anniversary Celebration Draws More Than 450 Students, High-Profile Speakers

PRESS RELEASE: More than 450 students from colleges and universities around the country are expected to attend the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders at the University of Maryland, College Park, June 3–5. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   May 27, 2010

AAUW on the Nomination of Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the U.S. Supreme Court

PRESS RELEASE: AAUW Executive Director Linda D. Hallman, CAE, issued the following statement on President Barack Obama’s nomination of Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the U.S. Supreme Court. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   May 10, 2010

Why So Few Women in Science?

PRESS RELEASE: Nobel Laureate Carol Greider Speaking at Capitol Hill Briefing on May 4 with Co-Author of New AAUW Report. Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   April 30, 2010

AAUW Launches New “Elect Her” Initiative to Change Status Quo in U.S. Politics

PRESS RELEASE: AAUW is launching Elect Her — a new initiative — to expand the pipeline of women running for elective office, an effort that could change the face of politics in America. Read more »

AAUW Applauds Department of Education’s Issuance of New Title IX Athletics Guidance

PRESS RELEASE: AAUW strongly supports the new Title IX athletics guidance issued today by the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   April 20, 2010

National Coalition for Women and Girls in Education Supports Department of Education’s New Title IX Athletics Guidance

PRESS RELEASE: The National Coalition for Women and Girls in Education applauds the U.S. Department of Education for issuing new Title IX guidance. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   April 20, 2010

Annual Equal Pay Day Ranking, Companion Fact Sheets Shed Light on Wage Gap

PRESS RELEASE: To commemorate Equal Pay Day, observed this year on April 20, 2010, AAUW has released a new state-by-state ranking of the pay gap and has collaborated with the National Partnership for Women & Families to produce fact sheets that illustrate the human cost of wage discrimination. Read more »

Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

PRESS RELEASE: In an era in which women are increasingly represented in medicine, law, and business, why do they continue to lag behind men in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics? Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics is a comprehensive report on the controversial issue of the continued underrepresentation of women in these fields. Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   March 22, 2010