Save the Date: Get the Playbook for Gender Equity in Tech Best Practices

Want to diversify your STEM workforce? Redirect the conversation about the status of women in technology with AAUW’s Best Practices Playbook: Gender Equity in Tech. Read more »

Research   |   Career and Workplace   |   August 23, 2017

4 Tips to Negotiating for the Salary and Benefits You’re Worth

Ready to get paid what you’re worth? Follow these steps to successfully negotiate your salary and benefits package. Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   July 19, 2017
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Mayor Bowser, AAUW, and YWTF-DC Aim to Train 15,000 Women to Negotiate Their Salaries in Nation’s Capital

On April 4, Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, the Mayor’s Office on Women’s Policy and Initiatives (MOWPI), AAUW), and the Younger Women’s Task Force–DC Chapter launched the AAUW Work Smart salary negotiation program in the District. Read more »

Article   |   Career and Workplace   |   April 04, 2017
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AAUW Work Smart Salary Negotiation Trainings Now Available Across the U.S.

The AAUW Work Smart salary negotiation program that helps women hammer away at the gender wage gap will have greater reach this Equal Pay Day, due in large part to frustration with the status quo. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Justice   |   March 30, 2017
Cover art for research agenda designed to help researchers and funders establish priorities for their work on gender in engineering and computing.

Webinar: What We Still Need to Know about Women in Computing and Engineering

On March 31 AAUW will release A Research Agenda on Gender in Computing and Engineering, the conclusion of a multiyear, National Science Foundation-funded AAUW research project headlined by AAUW’s 2015 research report Solving the Equation: The Variables for Women’s Success in Engineering and Computing. Read more »

Event   |   Career and Workplace   |   March 31, 2017

How to Build a Strong Mentor/Mentee Relationship

Mentorship can make a significant difference in one’s career, particularly for women in underrepresented fields. Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   February 03, 2017
AAUW Tech Trek attendee in Santa Barbara. Photo by Jay Farbman for AAUW.

The Future Guardians of the Web

Cyber security affects nearly every aspect of our increasingly digital lives. The field, in which women are underrepresented. faces a severe labor shortage. That’s where AAUW comes in. Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   November 17, 2016
Finding Time: The Economics of Work-Life Conflict (book cover) by Heather Boushey

What Work-Family Issues are Facing Women? An Online Author Talk with Economist Heather Boushey

Join economist and former AAUW American Fellow Heather Boushey, author of Finding Time: The Economics of Work-Life Conflict , as we talk about contemporary issues in work-life balance and women’s economic security. Read more »

Event   |   Career and Workplace   |   October 20, 2016
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100 Years of Sexism: An AAUW Fellow Reflects on Women’s Treatment in Academia

Elizabeth Colson recalls that when she was in school, Radcliffe College students were barred from attending many Harvard classes in order to keep the sexes segregated. Female students at Radcliffe were only allowed to use Harvard’s reference library if they stood. Read more »

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Meet Some Special AAUW Salary Negotiation Facilitators

Amy Getty Grand View University, Des Moines, Iowa AAUW Work Smart Facilitator Amy Getty is a professor of English at Grand View University in Des Moines, Iowa, where she teaches […] Read more »

Article   |   Career and Workplace   |   June 20, 2016