AAUW Top Policy Adviser Available for Comment on GAO Wage Gap Report

PRESS RELEASE: AAUW’s top public policy adviser, Lisa Maatz, is available to comment on the Government Accountability Office’s new report, New Evidence on the Gender Pay Gap for Women and Mothers in Management, as well as other matters related to pay equity. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Justice   |   September 28, 2010

AAUW Top Policy Adviser Available for Comment on Paycheck Fairness Act

PRESS RELEASE: AAUW’s top public policy adviser Lisa Maatz is available to comment on the Paycheck Fairness Act, an important piece of legislation that is likely to be voted on by the Senate as early as next week. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Justice   |   September 17, 2010

AAUW Top Policy Adviser Available for Reaction to New Gender Pay Gap Numbers

PRESS RELEASE: AAUW’s top public policy adviser, Lisa Maatz, is available for comment on the new Census figures, which will be released tomorrow, that show a narrowing gender wage gap. Read more »

AAUW’s Holly Kearl Gives Talk, Signs New Book Tonight at GWU

PRESS RELEASE: AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund Program Manager Holly Kearl will appear tonight at George Washington University for the Washington, D.C., release of her new book about street harassment. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   September 02, 2010

AAUW Stands with Women Athletes in Fight for Equal Opportunities

PRESS RELEASE: The AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund announced today that it is awarding $11,500 to the Women’s Law Project to support the lawsuit Foltz et al. v. Delaware State University. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   July 30, 2010

AAUW Celebrates Decision in the Quinnipiac University Cheerleading Case

PRESS RELEASE: AAUW applauds U.S. District Judge Stefan Underhill’s decision in the Title IX case, Biediger v. Quinnipiac University. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   July 21, 2010

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