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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
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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
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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

Gap and Gown: An AAUW Issue since 1894

On October 24, AAUW will release a new report, Graduating to a Pay Gap. The following is the third installment of Gap and Gown, a new blog series inspired by […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   October 16, 2012
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Celebrate Women in STEM on Ada Lovelace Day

October 16th is Ada Lovelace Day, an occasion that celebrates the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) throughout history. Named for Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace, who was a pioneer in the field of scientific computing, the day is a chance to spread the word that women can and do change the face of science with their ideas and innovations. Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   2 Comments   |   October 16, 2012

From the Archives: Fighting the Poll Tax

In August 1940, AAUW Atlanta (GA) Branch member Margot Gayle visited Washington, D.C. It was not your typical summer tourist trip. Gayle was determined to meet with members of Congress. […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   September 04, 2012