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4 Reasons Why Student Athletes Are Political Front-Runners

While Title IX prevents sexual discrimination in all areas of education, the law is best known for ensuring gender equity in women’s athletics. The critical law has empowered millions of […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   January 21, 2016
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Finding Community and Belonging with AAUW

As a transfer student and new mom, Theresa Johnson wasn’t sure how going back to college would be. But the sense of community she found with AAUW has given her new friendships and opportunities that go beyond her dreams. Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   January 12, 2016
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Be the First to Know the Findings of AAUW’s Latest Research Report, Barriers and Bias: The Status of Women in Leadership

Why do men still vastly outnumber women in leadership positions? AAUW’s newest research report explores this question, drawing from scholarly research and paying special attention to stereotypes and bias. Read more »

Research   |   Leadership   |   December 04, 2015
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Diversity and Inclusion Webinar: Take a First Look at AAUW’s New Tool Kit

Interested in using the Diversity and Inclusion Tool Kit in your branch but not sure where to start? This webinar on December 15, will take a deeper dive into the brand-new tool kit and provide tips for starting the conversation about diversity and inclusion in your branch or state. Read more »

Event   |   Leadership   |   December 15, 2015
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2 Young Elected Officials Share 4 Leadership Lessons

Allyson Carpenter and Molly Rockett are millennials who are making a difference thanks in part to Elect Her, a nationally popular collaboration between AAUW and Running Start. Proven leaders already, these women have inspiration and advice for college women following in their footsteps. Read more »

Article   |   Leadership   |   November 20, 2015
A group of four young women greet U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, and Donya Nasser shakes his hand.

Empowering Global Leaders

At age 22, Donya Nasser has made it all the way to the United Nations. Over the next year she will attend high-level meetings and forums and travel across the country to support gender equality. Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   November 09, 2015
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Join the AAUW Delegation to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

Apply now for a chance to participate in the 60th U.N. Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) as a member of the official AAUW delegation. Read more »

Event   |   Leadership   |   March 14–24, 2016
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10 Women Who Belong on the $10 Bill

No matter who is finally selected, this has been an excellent opportunity to remember the many women who deserve more recognition than the history books have given them. As U.S. Treasurer Rosie Rios put it, “This is not about currency design. This is much bigger.”
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Blog   |   Leadership   |   October 14, 2015
Four women have served on the U.S. Supreme Court. From left: Justices Sandra Day O'Connor, Sonia Sotomayor (the first Latina Supreme Court justice), Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Elena Kagan. Image via Wikimedia Commons

¿Qué Pasa, USA? The State of the Latina Address

Latinas make up less than 2 percent of members of Congress — but over the last decade, the number of Latinas in political office has started to grow rapidly. Read more »

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Women Excluded from University President Hiring Pool … Again

Despite his low ratings from University of Iowa faculty, J. Bruce Harreld is set to earn more than the outgoing woman president. Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   September 08, 2015