During a session at AAUW's Tech Savvy conference for girls and parents, attendees extracted DNA during an interactive session.

What’s It Like to Be a Woman in STEM? Join AAUW’s Twitter Party to Find Out!

Our Twitter party will consist of a Q&A with esteemed AAUW alumnae on their experiences as women in STEM, including how anyone can help more women and girls take advantage of their #naturalpotential and excel in STEM fields. Read more »

Event   |   Community   |   July 15, 2015
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4 Ways Young Women Can Take Action on Education Equity

Whether you are teaching a young girl the importance of speaking up or reaching out to Title IX coordinators on your campus, know that there are ways to overcome sex discrimination for all women in schools. Read more »

Mystics basketball Title IX event 2014

Join Us (and the Washington Mystics!) to Inspire Girls through Sports

Girls, ages 13–18, are invited to participate in workshops about self-awareness and the perception of women in entertainment and social media and attend the Washington Mystics game on June 28, for the second annual Inspiring Girls Day. Read more »

Event   |   Community   |   June 28, 2015
Lobby Corps members on the hill at 2015 STE launch in DC

Flexing Our Political Muscle: 40 Years of Lobby Corps Victories

This team of women’s advocates has proven again and again that women can and should have a powerful voice in our country’s laws and policies. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   June 19, 2015
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4 Must-Read Books by AAUW Fellows

Need a good book? Look no further! Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   June 03, 2015
Several AAUW presidents and fellows were also connected to Sweet Briar: from left, Anne Pannell, Meta Glass, and Elizabeth Jansma

Losing an Old Dominion Institution: The Closing of Sweet Briar College

On May 16, 2015, Sweet Briar College held its 106th and likely final commencement. We look back on AAUW’s historical ties with the women’s college. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   May 21, 2015
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AAUW Acts for Women

We’re so honored that we’ve been chosen to benefit from the iact4womenSM program, and we hope to inspire you to raise awareness about the issues that affect you and the people you love.

I ACT 4 WOMENSM and its design are service marks of Actavis, Inc.
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Article   |   Community   |   May 14, 2015
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Destigmatizing Mental Health through Film in the 1950s

In the 1950s, AAUW members helped develop public understanding of mental health by watching and responding to films on mental health issues. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   May 07, 2015
Asali stands in front of a train station outside.

“Disgruntled” Author on Girls in Literature, Alienation, and Tolstoy

2001–02 AAUW American Fellow Asali Solomon referenced Leo Tolstoy when describing the plot for her debut novel, Disgruntled. Tolstoy said, “All great literature is one of two stories; a man […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   April 29, 2015
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The Power of Women’s Voices: Continuing the AAUW Oral History Project

The AAUW Oral History Project aims to capture the individual voices of women who have witnessed and participated in historical events but who are usually left out of historical collections. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   April 24, 2015