Mary Ritter Beard ca. 1920–30.

Preserving an Untold History

  “No documents, no history” was the motto of the World Center for Women’s Archives, an idea developed in 1935 by historian, archivist, and AAUW member Mary Ritter Beard. Beard’s […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   March 11, 2013
Rosie the Riveter

Rosie the Riveter Is More than a Hairdo

I sighed in exasperation when I did a YouTube search for “Rosie the Riveter” and found that the first through 50th entries on the site were video tutorials on how […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   March 08, 2013

Celebrating Women’s History Month

Today marks the beginning of 31 wonderful days celebrating women’s history. Throughout Women’s History Month, we’ll be telling stories of past and current women doing big things. Here’s what we’re […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 01, 2013
Anna Kelton Wiley image courtesy of the National Women’s History Museum www.nwhm.org

Jail, Picketing, and Resolutions: AAUW and Suffrage

  This weekend marks 100 years since the Woman Suffrage Parade, when women marched in Washington, D.C., demanding the right to vote. In honor of the occasion, AAUW is opening […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   February 28, 2013
Group holding sign with new logo

AAUW Introduces New Logo, Tagline, and Website

Today, AAUW is proud to debut some big changes. As you’ve probably noticed, you’re looking at a brand new website, accented by our first new logo in more than 20 […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   11 Comments   |   February 20, 2013
Hispanic child at the doctor

An AAUW Success Story: The Family and Medical Leave Act

The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) is a shining example of what AAUW lobbying efforts can help accomplish. Passed after seven years of hard work by AAUW […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   3 Comments   |   February 16, 2013
Dorothy Ferebee

Celebrating Black History: AAUW’s Dorothy Ferebee

The accomplishments of AAUW women never cease to amaze me, and Dorothy Celeste Boulding Ferebee is no exception. Ferebee, a physician, health care advocate, and AAUW board member, tirelessly worked […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   February 15, 2013

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Celebrates Centennial

“Oh, what a wonderful time to be a Delta!” will likely be chanted across the globe in the next week as the sisters of Delta Sigma Theta celebrate 100 years […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   January 11, 2013

Celebrating 131 Years of AAUW

During this season of giving thanks and remembering the people and events that are important to us, let’s not forget about the small group of visionary women who paved the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   November 28, 2012

Are We Stuck in the ‘70s?

AAUW women of the 1970s — a decade remembered for activism and trailblazing — held their own. As the AAUW Fellowships and Grants program expanded and more people and projects […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   October 17, 2012