2003–04 AAUW Selected Professions Fellow Joyce Kim

Joyce Kim Is Using Tech to Make the World a Better Place

Joyce Kim left her law career to start a nonprofit that helps workers transfer money to their home countries at little or no cost. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   February 09, 2016

Juggling Motherhood and a Career in the Arts

AAUW American Dissertation Fellow Jessica Valiente talks about how she balances being a mother while also trying to make it as a professional musician in a male-dominated field. Read more »

5 Ways You Can Help Fix Hollywood’s Diversity Problem

For the second year in a row, no people of color were nominated in any major acting category for the Oscars. Now, activists are pointing out that Hollywood’s issues with race go beyond just who gets nominated for awards. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   February 05, 2016

AAUW Change-Makers to Watch in 2016

Our 2015–16 fellows and grantees are sure to be the world’s next big names in education, human rights, technology, and public health. Here are eight to keep our eyes on in 2016 and beyond — just remember you heard about them here first! Read more »

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Best Feminist Super Bowl Commercials

Women are the fastest-growing demographic among the National Football League’s fan base, and brands advertising in the Super Bowl have taken notice. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   January 28, 2016
Iowa members get together for coffee.

Share and Learn: Expanding AAUW’s Community through Recruitment

Learn the building blocks of membership recruitment from your fellow AAUW branch members on February 24 at 7:30 p.m. ET. Read more »

Event   |   Community   |   February 24, 2016
Nzingha Prescod, an African American who became the first American foil fencer to win a Grand Prix Title in 2013. Photo by Michael Dote, via @zingzang14 on Twitter.

Color Coded Sports: Debunking Stereotypes for Women Athletes of Color

At my predominantly white, parochial high school, there was a running joke among my peers: To determine the number of black students enrolled there, one simply needed to look at […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   January 25, 2016
Renew AAUW Membership

Share and Learn: Member Retention Made Easy

Learn the key elements of member retention from your fellow AAUW branch members, including best practices for when, where, and how you should be retaining current members. Also hear tips about how to use AAUW’s mission and programs to renew member enthusiasm. This webinar will outline the role that everyone plays in retaining new members. Read more »

Event   |   Community   |   March 9, 2016
Asali stands in front of a train station outside.

Meet the Author: Asali Solomon, “Disgruntled”

Calling all ¡Adelante! book club members! Join AAUW for our book discussion with former AAUW American Fellow Asali Solomon, author of Disgruntled. Read more »

Event   |   Community   |   February 29, 2016
President Barack Obama delivered his final State of the Union address in front of a large crowd

Why President Obama’s Final State of the Union Matters for Women and Girls

The president’s speech hit on some important AAUW priorities — and was disappointingly silent on other key issues like ending violence against women and the attacks on women’s access to reproductive health services and birth control. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   January 14, 2016