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AAUW Tweet Chat: How to Negotiate Your Salary 101

In observance of Equal Pay Day our How to Negotiate Your Salary 101 tweet chat on Monday, April 11, will provide tips from the AAUW salary negotiation workshops. Read more »

Event   |   Career and Workplace   |   April 11, 2016

8 Easy Steps to Your Best Résumé and Cover Letter

Everyone has a different opinion about what your résumé and cover letter should look like, but certain strategies can make your application stand out across the board. Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   March 15, 2016
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My Aha Moment: Was It Stereotype Threat?

At the time of my aha moment, I was a doctoral student in engineering education. I attended a university where people of color were noticeably absent. My race, age, and religious affiliation classified me as an outsider — a label I had already become familiar with as an African American female engineer. Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   March 08, 2016

Taking the Scary out of Negotiating Your Salary

When you consider that women hold only 19 percent of undergraduate engineering degrees and make up just 12 percent of the engineering workforce, it’s fair to say that Christina Pensock beat the odds. But once she began receiving offer letters from prospective employers, she realized that earning a degree in the male-dominated field was just one of the obstacles she’d have to overcome as a woman in engineering. Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   March 07, 2016

Stereotypes Can Be Threatening

Stereotyping happens so often in our society that it may seem ordinary, but it is far from harmless. People may feel especially threatened by stereotypes about their own social groups, […] Read more »

Article   |   Career and Workplace   |   March 03, 2016

The High Cost of Hollywood’s Gender Bias

Without more women writers, producers, directors, and cinematographers, not even half of the stories of our cultures and societies are now being told. Read more »

Article   |   Career and Workplace   |   February 04, 2016

Webinar: Revamp Your Résumé and Cover Letter

You’re invited to attend the Revamp Your Résumé and Cover Letter webinar on Tuesday, February 23, at 8 p.m. ET. You will learn the basics of writing effective and professional résumés and cover letters, as well as tips to make your application stand out. Read more »

Event   |   Career and Workplace   |   February 23, 2016
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National Mentoring Month: Why Sponsorship Matters for Women in STEM

Although both mentoring and sponsorship can improve women’s recruitment and retention in STEM, AAUW’s “Solving the Equation” research report suggests that sponsorship may be uniquely beneficial. Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   January 21, 2016

Learn to Build a Recognizable Personal Brand Webinar

In this webinar, brought to you by AAUW’s Younger Women’s Task Force (YWTF), we will give you tips and strategies from a few experts on how to create a unique personal brand. Read more »

Event   |   Career and Workplace   |   February 4–29, 2016
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The Challenges of Being in Academia from a Black Feminist, and How She Has Addressed Them

Sherie Randolph, an associate professor at the University of Michigan and former AAUW American Fellow, recently published the first comprehensive book on Florynce “Flo” Kennedy. She shared with us what has helped her succeed as a woman of color and feminist in academia. Read more »