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2013-14 International Fellow Abosede Gbenga-Akinbiola (left) with AAUW Kensington-Rockville (MD) Branch Program Officer and 1980–81 Career Development Grantee Dian Belanger

How to Invite a Fellow or Grantee to Your Branch

Have you thought about connecting with those fellowship and grant recipients at your branch? Recipients make great speakers at branch programs, and they’re often looking for ways to engage with AAUW locally. Read more »

  |   , ,   |   July 25, 2014
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How to Put Together a Candidate Forum

A candidate forum is a public event for voters to meet and hear from candidates running for office. Forums can help you accomplish many goals, including educating voters about candidates, creating a space for candidates to express their positions on AAUW issues, and raising visibility for AAUW. Read more »

How to Put Together an Issue Forum, Town Hall, or Tele-Town Hall

Issue forums, town halls, and tele-town halls are ways to gather people in your community and educate them about a specific issue. The basic steps for each event are the same, but you can customize the event depending on your audience and community. Read more »

How to Bring a Salary Negotiation Training to Your Campus

$tart $mart salary negotiation workshops empower college women to overcome the gender wage gap and teach them to benchmark and negotiate for a fair and equitable salary when they enter the job market. Find out how AAUW members can get involved with $tart $mart. Read more »

  |   , ,   |   November 16, 2013
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How to Form an AAUW Student Organization

Are you a college student who is passionate about women’s issues? Want to make change in your community while gaining invaluable leadership experience? Then you should start an AAUW student organization at your school. Here’s how. Read more »

  |   , ,   |   November 06, 2013

How to Host a House Meeting

Want to tell your family, friends, and neighbors about paycheck fairness, violence against women, another policy issue, or just AAUW in general? It’s time to throw a house meeting! And we’re here to help. Read more »

Let Them Eat Cake — and Pass the Paycheck Fairness Act!

You know the numbers: Even with more women in the workforce than ever and two-thirds of women functioning as primary or co-breadwinners for their families, women working full time, year-round, […] Read more »

  |   ,   |   May 15, 2013

How to Build a Phone Tree

Learn how to set up a phone tree for activating a group of people to spread a brief message quickly and efficiently to a large number of people. Read more »

$tart $mart Step-by-Step Guide to Recruiting Campuses

Use this step-by-step guide for more information on how to recruit a school to host a $tart $mart salary negotiation workshop. Read more »