Reports

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The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap (2014)

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  |   ,   |   March 10, 2014

Women in Community Colleges Executive Summary

Currently, more than 4 million women attend the nation’s two-year public colleges to pursue higher education and prepare for the workforce. This executive summary of the Women in Community Colleges: Access to Success report briefly discusses policies and practices to help women succeed in community colleges. Read more »

  |   , ,   |   September 23, 2013
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Women in Community Colleges:
Access to Success

Women in Community Colleges: Access to Success (2013) explores an underappreciated part of our higher education system. The report looks at the role of community colleges in women’s education, including […] Read more »

  |     |   May 08, 2013

Pay Gap in Selected STEM Occupations, 2011

STEM jobs tend to pay better than other jobs, but working in a STEM job is no protection against the pay gap. In an analysis of 2011 U.S. Census Bureau […] Read more »

  |     |   April 05, 2013

Graduating to a Pay Gap: The Earnings of Women and Men One Year after College Graduation Executive Summary and Recommendations

Graduating to a Pay Gap: The Earnings of Women and Men One Year after College Graduation Executive Summary and Recommendations is an abbreviated version of the full report, released in […] Read more »

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Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

AAUW’s 2010 research report Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics presents in-depth yet accessible descriptions of eight key research findings that point to environmental and social barriers — including stereotypes, gender bias and the climate of science and engineering departments in colleges and universities — that continue to block women’s participation and progress in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Read more »

  |     |   February 20, 2013

AAUW Research Report Archives

AAUW prides itself on a long history of groundbreaking research on issues related to gender equity in education and the workplace. Read more »

  |   ,   |   February 18, 2013
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Community Coalitions Manual

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  |   , ,   |   February 06, 2013
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Public Perceptions of the Pay Gap Briefing Paper

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  |     |   February 06, 2013
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Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Executive Summary

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  |     |   February 06, 2013