Reports and research

Memorandum from Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP: “Disaffiliation or Dissolution”

This document pertains to Article X, Section 5 of AAUW’s bylaws. The memorandum addresses what happens to the assets of a branch or a state AAUW affiliate if it is […] Read more »

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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 challenges women face in completing a certificate or degree, or in transferring to a four-year institution. Read more »

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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 »

2012 Annual Report

In addition to the yearly financials and honor roll of donors, the 2012 AAUW Annual Report highlights AAUW’s efforts to empower women. It includes stories of empowering women who survived […] Read more »

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China Delegation Whitepaper

The AAUW delegation was given access to a number of women’s organizations in China to better understand the status of women. What role do women play in contemporary Chinese society? […] Read more »

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Graduating to a Pay Gap 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 October, 2012. Read more »

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

Download the Graduating to a Pay Gap research report. Graduating to a Pay Gap: The Earnings of Women and Men One Year after College Graduation (2012) explores the earnings difference between female and male college graduates who are working full time one year after graduation. Read more »

Archive: 2011 Annual Report

The 2011 Annual report looks at the AAUW impact in the past, present, and future, including the impact on education, advocacy and research. Read more »

South Africa Delegation Whitepaper

Women’s rights may have been guaranteed in South Africa’s constitution, but as this white paper shows, a myriad of barriers still arise in this progressive nation. Violence against women, the […] Read more »

Crossing the Line: Harassment at School Survey Methodology

This report summarizes the methodology used in the survey of teenagers in grades 7 – 12 conducted by Knowledge Networks, used in AAUW’s report Crossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School. Read more »