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
A painting of Ada Lovelace

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

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   |   1 Comments   |   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   |   5 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