Gisela Richter (1944 AAUW Achievement Awardee)

The Achievement Award Series: Women Who Brought the Ancient World into Modern Times

AAUW celebrated women studying in all fields in an era when women were rarely given equal recognition to their male colleagues. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   September 23, 2016
Woman in jean jacket covered in voter pins

It’s a Man’s World … Unless Women Vote! Celebrate #VoterRegistrationDay

Election Day is quickly approaching, and it’s crucial that women speak up at the polls. Women fought for the right to vote — now it’s time to use it! Read more »

Event   |   Community   |   September 27, 2016
PowerPlay NYC (Nike)

Meet PowerPlay NYC: Inspiring Futures for Girls of Color

AAUW is helping the next generation of superstars emerge through Title IX advocacy and Community Action Grants. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   September 09, 2016
What is Visible by Kimberly Elkins (cover graphic)

What is Visible: A Novel Book Discussion

Join us for an online discussion webinar with Kimberly Elkins, author of What is Visible: A Novel, based on the true story of the first blind and deaf person to learn language. Read more »

Event   |   Community   |   November 3, 2016
The Ones I Bring with Me Cover

The Ones I Bring with Me/Los Que Llevo Conmigo Book Discussion

Join AAUW’s ¡Adelante! book club for our upcoming book discussion with Carol Spaulding-Kruse and Kelsey Lepperd, authors of The Ones I Bring with Me/Los Que Llevo Conmigo. Read more »

Event   |   Community   |   September 28, 2016
By The White House from Washington, DC (P102715LJ-0329) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Women to Watch in the Rio Olympics

Though women outnumber men on Team USA, they represent only an estimated 45 percent of all competitors this year. With 32 fewer events for women in Rio (169 for men […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   August 10, 2016
diversity

Community Engagement Webinar: Collaborating with Diverse Groups

Collaborating with diverse groups in your community can help you recruit new members, hold exciting programs, and strengthen your public policy efforts. Read more »

Event   |   Community   |   September 20, 2016
Declaration of Sentiments Waterwall

How to Design a Feminist Monument

“What are my goals? To live, for architecture is my life.” This is how Ray Kinoshita Mann described her professional goals when she applied for AAUW’s Selected Professions Fellowship in 1986. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   July 20, 2016
Miriam Matinda

Following the Fellows: Establishing Legal Rights to Women’s Equality in Tanzania and Kenya

The Tanzanian government currently lists the number of registered and eligible voters by gender and region online. The data was published just days after Miriam Matinda, a 2015–16 AAUW International Fellow, published an article in The Guardian with the headline: “Will women’s votes determine the winner?” Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   July 13, 2016
Photo courtesy of Davis Staedtler, Flickr

2016 Supreme Court Wrap-up Call

This year, the U.S. Supreme Court heard a number of cases with the potential to significantly affect the rights of women and girls. Read more »

Event   |   Community   |   July 19, 2016