Community Outreach

Use these resources to make connections and develop relationships with your local community, including with newspapers, businesses, schools, and residents.

Apply for the AAUW Student Advisory Council

The 2015–16 application period for National Student Advisory Council (SAC) will officially open August 3, but interested college students can start preparing to apply for the next cycle today! Read more »

Solving the Equation Videos: Lead Your Own Discussion

The report and its corresponding videos offer the perfect mission-based topic for a branch meeting or an opportunity to reach out and engage with the community, raising awareness and recruiting new members as you do so.

Video length: Two videos included. Read more »

Planning Accessible Events

This step-by-step guide will help you select an accessible space, solicit and respond to requests for accommodations, and support attendees. With this resource, it’s easy to make sure your events are accessible to everyone! Read more »

Solving the Equation

PowerPoint Presentation: Solving the Equation: The Variables for Women’s Success in Engineering and Computing

Use this presentation to share the findings from AAUW’s latest research report Solving the Equation, The Variables for Women’s Success in Engineering and Computer at meetings, conferences, and other events. This presentation will feature the latest data on engineering and computing, how few women are working in these fields, and what can be done. Read more »

Download the Quick Facts from Solving the Equation

This colorful, accessible fact sheet makes it easy to share some of the key themes of the Solving the Equation: The Variables for Women’s Success in Engineering and Computing report and spark discussion in your community. Read more »

Equal Pay Day 2015

Take Your Equal Pay Day to the Next Level

Equal Pay Day — the annual day in April that symbolizes how long it takes for women’s earnings to catch up to men’s earnings from the previous year — is a powerful opportunity to organize action in our communities. Read more »

The Simple Truth Spring 2015 Cover

PowerPoint Presentation: The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap

This easy-to-use PowerPoint, with talking points included for each slide, allows you to share the latest information on the gender pay gap at meetings, conferences, and other events. Read more »

Quick Facts on Health Care

AAUW believes that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will improve women’s access to basic health care services. In this downloadable, two-page document, AAUW outlines women’s unique challenges to paying for […] Read more »

AAUW delegation to Poland poses below a sculpture of Marie Curie at the Radium Institute in Warsaw.

AAUW Delegation: Gender Equity and the Role of Women in Poland

In 1920 AAUW’s predecessor, the Association of Collegiate Alumnae, helped raise $100,000 for Polish scientist Marie Curie to purchase a gram of radium. In fall 2014, a delegation of seven […] Read more »

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AAUW’s Statements to the U.N. Commission on the Status of Women

As an ECOSOC-accredited nongovernmental organization, AAUW is invited to participate in the annual Commission on the Status of Women in March. AAUW submits a written statement to the CSW annually […] Read more »

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