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

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