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Moving the Needle: Women in Engineering and Computing

AAUW’s upcoming research report, Moving the Needle: Women in Engineering and Computing, will feature the latest data on girls’ achievement in subjects related to engineering and computing, how few women are working in these fields, and what can be done. Read more »

Research   |   Career and Workplace   |   September 19, 2014
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The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap (Fall 2014)

You’ve probably heard that men are paid more than women are paid over their lifetimes. But what does that mean? The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap explains the pay gap in the United States, how it affects women of all ages, races, and education levels, and what you can do to close it. Read more »

Research   |   Economic Justice   |   September 18, 2014
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Women in Community Colleges: Access to Success

More women than ever before — upwards of 4 million — are relying on community colleges for higher education and workforce preparation. Women at community colleges represent all ages, races, and ethnicities; include more than a million mothers; and have a range of goals. Unfortunately, many women drop out before they can earn a certificate or degree or transfer to a four-year school. Read more »

Research   |   Education   |   April 30, 2013
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Graduating to a Pay Gap: The Earnings of Women and Men One Year after College Graduation

Graduating to a Pay Gap: The Earnings of Women and Men One Year after College Graduation explores the earnings difference between female and male college graduates who are working full time one year after graduation. Read more »

Research   |   Economic Justice   |   October 24, 2012
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Crossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School

Based on a survey of a nationally representative sample of students conducted in May and June 2011, this report presents the most comprehensive research to date on sexual harassment in grades […] Read more »

Research   |   Education   |   November 01, 2011
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Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

In an era when women are increasingly prominent in medicine, law, and business, why are there so few women scientists and engineers? A 2010 research report by AAUW presents compelling […] Read more »

Research   |   Education   |   March 21, 2010
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Where the Girls Are: The Facts About Gender Equity in Education

Where the Girls Are: The Facts About Gender Equity in Education presents a comprehensive look at the educational achievement of girls during the past 35 years, paying special attention to […] Read more »

Research   |   Education   |   May 20, 2008
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Behind the Pay Gap

Research released in April 2007 by AAUW shows that just one year out of college, women working full time are already paid less than their male colleagues, even when they […] Read more »