Student Advisory Council members introduced the 2015 NCCWSL Women of Distinction, including Amanda Simpson (right).

6 Empowering Outcomes from Our Student Leadership Conference

We’re happy to share some of the exciting outcomes from the 2015 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL), and we want to thank each and every AAUW member and supporter who made it happen. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   July 20, 2015
Members of the AAUW online content team pose with our 2015 EXCEL awards.

Thank You for Helping Us Build This Award-Winning Community

This summer, AAUW was honored by two major associations for our outstanding communications. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   July 08, 2015
FDR sits in a White House room with a group of people standing around him.

Frank and Fearless Leadership: Virginia Gildersleeve and the Formation of the United Nations

When President Franklin Roosevelt chose Virginia Gildersleeve as an official U.S. delegate to the U.N. meeting in San Francisco, it represented a great victory for women, officially including them in the world’s post-war negotiations. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   July 06, 2015
AAUW invests nearly $4 million each year in women’s graduate education. Over the years, we’ve awarded more than $100 million in fellowships and grants to more than 12,000 recipients, many in STEM fields.

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 20, 2015
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Register for the 2015 Supreme Court Wrap-Up Members Call

As the term wraps up, join AAUW’s Legal Advocacy Fund for a members-only call on Thursday, July 23, at 8 p.m. ET to hear analysis of the court’s most important cases. Read more »

Event   |   Community   |   July 23, 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   |   1 Comments   |   June 19, 2015
the covers of four books lined up

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