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Right now about 44 million borrowers in the United States hold about $1.3 trillion in outstanding student loans. The scale of outstanding student loans and an increasing share of borrow­ers […] Read more »

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La Pura Verdad sobre la Brecha Salarial por Género (Primavera 2017)

¿Sabía usted que en el 2015, a las mujeres que trabajaron a tiempo completo en los Estados Unidos típicamente se les pagó solo el 80 por ciento del salario que recibieron los hombres? Aunque ese número había aumentado por un punto en el porcentaje de la cifra en el 2014, en términos estadísticos, ese cambio no es significativo — como el aumento es tan pequeño, solo décimas del uno por ciento, no es un cambio perceptible. Siguiendo ese ritmo del cambio entre 1960 y 2015, se espera que las mujeres alcancen la equidad salarial con los hombres en 2059. Pero ese progreso lento se ha retrasado aún más en años recientes. Si el índice de cambio continúa a este paso lento ya presente desde el 2001, las mujeres no alcanzarán la equidad salarial con los hombres hasta el 2152. Read more »

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

AAUW’s annual written statement to the Commission on the Status of Women addressing the priority themes. Read more »

Resolviendo la ecuación: Las variables para el éxito de las mujeres en la ingeniería y la computación

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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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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 »

The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap research report cover Spring 2017

The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap (Spring 2017)

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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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 »