Making 2013 the Year for Pay Equity

My first job in Washington, D.C., was at the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (RAC). The first piece of legislation I worked on as a RAC legislative assistant in […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   January 08, 2013

Saying Goodbye to the 112th Congress and Hello to the 113th

The 112th Congress officially adjourned Wednesday, ending what’s been described as the least productive Congress ever. For some context, just 219 bills passed by the 112th Congress have been signed […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   January 04, 2013

AAUW’s Advocacy Resolutions for 2013

’Tis the season of snow, champagne, and New Year’s resolutions! AAUW will formally submit a list of 2013 policy recommendations to Congress and the president, but we wanted to give […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   January 03, 2013

Buy Less, Give More

After a class field trip to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra last week to see the Nutcracker, my 6-year-old son was so excited to tell me all about it. Except what […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   December 13, 2012

Meet Kristina Halona: Aerospace Engineer

Kristina Halona was one of those kids who were obsessed with anything that flew. She remembers the exact moment when she looked up at a low-flying jet traveling over the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   December 12, 2012

Are You Ready for Equal Pay Day?

The new year may be right around the corner, but it will take an extra four months for women’s earnings to catch up to men’s earnings from the year before. […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   3 Comments   |   December 06, 2012

Avoiding the Fiscal Cliff

AAUW advocates for commonsense budget policies that 1) focus on job creation, 2) be balanced in its approach to spending cuts, and 3) include additional revenues. Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   December 05, 2012

STEM Sisterhood

If you’re a young woman majoring in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM), it can be hard to get away from the widespread bias against women in the STEM fields. […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   November 27, 2012

Gap and Gown: The Reality for College Graduates

I grew up in the Washington, D.C., area. Several of our school systems notoriously underperform amid poverty and socio-economic disparities. But I didn’t want to become another statistic in a […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   November 21, 2012

Campuses Host Watch Parties for “Graduating to a Pay Gap” Panel

Last week, AAUW hosted a panel discussion at our national office on our groundbreaking research report Graduating to a Pay Gap: The Earnings of Women and Men One Year after […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   November 20, 2012