A woman staples a voter registration post to an outdoor bulletin board.

5 Things You Can Do to Get Out the Midterm Vote

AAUW and the AAUW Action Fund are renewing our efforts in 2014 for the critical midterm elections — a time when young women are not as likely to vote as in presidential election years. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   August 26, 2014
A young woman opening a glass door where you can see in her reflection that she is smiling. The words Women in Community College: Access to Success on the door.

See Your State’s Report Card on Community Colleges

While the Women in Community Colleges: Access to Success report offers data at the national level of how community colleges are working well — and where they’re falling short — the numbers at the state level tell their own stories. Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   August 21, 2014

AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund Supports Sex Discrimination Suit against University of Tennessee

  Media Contact: Lisa Goodnight 202.785.7738 Former athletic department professionals allege unequal pay practices, retaliation The American Association of University Women Legal Advocacy Fund announced today that it will provide […] Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   August 12, 2014
AAUW fellows

AAUW’s New Fellows and Grantees Join a Prestigious Community

AAUW today announced the award of $3.7 million to its 2014–15 class of fellows and grantees. Selected from a wide pool of competitive applicants, the 244 awardees now join the ranks of Nobel Prize winners, celebrated authors, social entrepreneurs, and prominent scholars who have used AAUW funding to advance equality for women and girls. Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   August 01, 2014
Lady Justice

AAUW Applauds Decision in Sun v. University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth

Plaintiff Lulu Sun, who received case support from the AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund, was awarded significant damages, including $200,000 for emotional distress. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   July 29, 2014

Unearthing Our Fellows’ Stories: The Fellowship Processing Project

We stumbled upon letters of support from Nobel Prize winners, U.S. Supreme Court justices, leaders in science and the humanities, prominent names in academia, literary critics, and famous writers. And we learned more about sponsorship and the generous and far-sighted women and men who funded these fellowships. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   June 20, 2014
CAP Team

Sorry, Not Sorry: AAUW and Pantene Team Up to Help College Women Shine Strong

This fall AAUW, with support from Pantene, will empower college women to stand up and fight back against the biases and stereotypes that continue to hold everyone back with the AAUW Campus Action Project (CAP) grants, sponsored by Pantene. Read more »

Pantene #ShineStrong

Coming Soon: A New Collaboration for Inspiring Change on Campus

AAUW will collaborate with Pantene to bring the #ShineStrong campaign to college and university campuses around the nation. An official announcement about the effort will be made soon. Stay tuned! Read more »

Article   |   Campus   |   June 10, 2014
Three young women smiling while sitting among a crowd.

Chelsea Clinton, Other Newsmakers to Address Student Leaders This Week

Chelsea Clinton, vice chair of the Clinton Foundation, will deliver remarks and participate in a discussion moderated by Elba Moise, a member of the AAUW Student Advisory Council, during the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL). Clinton will answer additional student questions during an open Q&A. Read more »

Article   |   Leadership   |   June 04, 2014
Florida 2013 Tech Trek

AAUW and Verizon Foundation Join Forces to Teach Girls about App Invention

This summer AAUW and the Verizon Foundation are set to launch an initiative to teach girls about apps at AAUW’s weeklong science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) summer camps for rising eighth-grade girls. Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   May 29, 2014