Research

Find resources to help you share AAUW’s research and findings.
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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 »

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PowerPoint: Barriers and Bias Research Report

Use this presentation to share the findings from AAUW’s research report, Barriers and Bias: The Status of Women in Leadership, at meetings, conferences, and other events. This presentation features recent data on the gender leadership gap in business, education, and politics. It also offers recommendations for closing this gap. Read more »

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Get the Barriers and Bias Report

Barriers and Bias: The Status of Women in Leadership examines the causes of women’s underrepresentation in leadership roles in business, politics, and education and suggests what we can do to change the status quo. Download a PDF of the report. Read more »

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Download the Quick Facts from Barriers and Bias

This colorful, accessible fact sheet makes it easy to share some of the key themes of the report and spark discussion in your community. Download this one-page summary as a companion piece to the full report or as a conversation starter at an event. Read more »

  |     |   March 29, 2016

Get the Facts: Implicit Bias and the AAUW Implicit Association Test on Gender and Leadership

Biases, and the stereotypes on which they are based, are a powerful obstacle for women seeking leadership positions. Researchers have found that stereotypes about leadership are decidedly masculine. Although people are less likely to have explicit biases today than in the past, implicit or unconscious bias remains powerful. Read more »

  |     |   March 29, 2016

Program in a Box: How to Host a Watch Party

Watch parties are a fun and informal way to bring together branch members, coalition partners, students, and the public to engage on topics of interest to AAUW. In addition to providing entertainment and education, they’re also an effective recruitment or advocacy tool. Read more »

AAUW Policy Guide to Equal Pay in the States

Passing a federal law, like the Paycheck Fairness Act or the Fair Pay Act, would help protect everyone in all states. But until that happens, each state will continue operating under antiquated regulations and piecemeal state and local laws to combat unequal pay. Read more »

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The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap (Spring 2016)

Updated regularly with the most current statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Census Bureau, The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap is a commonsense guide that provides key facts about the gender pay gap in the United States. Read more »

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Solving the Equation

Be the First to Know the Findings in Our Corporate Guide to Solving the Equation

Sign up to receive our guide to corporate best practices and recommendations for promoting gender diversity in the engineering and computing fields, coming February 2016. Read more »

The Gender Pay Gap by State and Congressional District

Find the Gender Wage Gap in Your State Find the Gender Pay Gap in Your Congressional District Pay gap information is easy to find in these state-by-state documents, which include […] Read more »