AAUW Supports Recommendations from White House Middle-Class Task Force

PRESS RELEASE: AAUW strongly supports the recommendations unveiled today by the Vice President’s White House Middle-Class Task Force and the White House Council on Women and Girls. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Justice   |   July 20, 2010

AAUW Awards $3.2 Million in Fellowships and Grants for 2010–11 Academic Year

PRESS RELEASE: AAUW will award $3.2 million in 2010–11 in support of 215 scholars, research projects, and programs promoting education and equity for women and girls. Read more »

AAUW Celebrates 38th Anniversary of Title IX with Calls for Greater Enforcement

PRESS RELEASE: On this 38th anniversary of Title IX, AAUW celebrates the progress made under the landmark civil rights legislation designed to break down gender barriers in education and athletics. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   June 22, 2010

AAUW Pushes Senate to Update Landmark Equal Pay Act

PRESS RELEASE: Polling data released today by the Paycheck Fairness Act Coalition, of which AAUW is a key leader, shows strong support for a “new law that would provide women more tools to get fair pay in the workplace.” Read more »

Article   |   Economic Justice   |   June 09, 2010

AAUW, NASPA to Honor Dorothy Height with Posthumous Award

PRESS RELEASE: Dorothy Height, who was chair and president emerita of the National Council of Negro Women until her death in April of this year, will be honored with the AAUW/NASPA Women of Distinction Award at the 2010 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL). Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   June 02, 2010

Christina Lagdameo Receives Prestigious Award from AAUW, NASPA

PRESS RELEASE: Christina Lagdameo, deputy director of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, will receive the prestigious AAUW/NASPA Women of Distinction Award at the 2010 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL). Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   June 02, 2010

Nomfundo Walaza to Receive 2010 Woman of Distinction Award

PRESS RELEASE: Nomfundo Walaza, chief executive officer of the Desmond Tutu Peace Centre in Cape Town, South Africa, will receive the AAUW/NASPA Women of Distinction Award during the 2010 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   June 02, 2010

Marie Tillman to Receive Prestigious Award from AAUW, NASPA

PRESS RELEASE: Marie Tillman, founder and chair of the Pat Tillman Foundation, will receive the prestigious AAUW/NASPA Women of Distinction Award during the 2010 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   June 01, 2010

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