From the Archives: The Equal Rights Amendment

The Equal Rights Amendment — short, sweet, and unratified — was written by Alice Paul in 1921, a year after women won the right to vote, and was first proposed […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   August 24, 2012

From the Archives: Caroline Ware, Historian and Environmentalist

Today is the birthday of Caroline Ware, a social scientist, New Deal reformer, and former chair of the AAUW Committee on Social Studies from 1939 to1945. Although Ware isn’t a […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   August 14, 2012

From the Archives: AAUW and the Environmental Movement

Over the past six months, the United States has sweltered through record-breaking high temperatures and dangerous weather anomalies. Thanks to everything from derechos to droughts, renewed anxiety for our planet […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   August 09, 2012

The AAUW Founders’ Book

This post was written by AAUW Archives Intern Kelsey Conway. The Founders’ Book “will be made up of sheets of parchment paper, 11 by 14 inches, lettered and decorated, we […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   4 Comments   |   August 03, 2012

Learn about 130 Years of AAUW’s Fascinating Archives, Starting Now

For some organizations, archives are just a bunch of dusty old boxes that are stuffed away in closets or basements because no one knows what to do with them. But […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   July 26, 2012

Before Title IX Babies, There Were Title IX Moms

Before dropping me off at a volleyball tournament that I was playing at her alma mater, my Mom said something to me in passing. “Look for me on the hall […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   June 22, 2012

We Asked, You Answered: Who are the Great Women in History?

As part of Women’s History Month, we asked you to tell us about the women in history who have influenced you as well as the women who you think are […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   March 19, 2012

Who’s Missing from Women’s History?

Last week, we asked you to share which historical women had an influence on your life. If you haven’t had the chance to respond to our poll, there’s still time. […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   March 12, 2012
Fellow of the 50's

Following the Fellows of the 1950s

We invite you once again to look back at the history of AAUW’s famous and influential fellows — this time, we’ll focus on the exciting work of alumnae in the 1950s. Read more »

Contemporary Women Making History

In honor of Women’s History Month, AAUW’s Director of Public Policy and Government Relations Lisa Maatz will be speaking at a Capitol Hill press conference on March 30 to show […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   March 28, 2011