Citizens United Versus United Citizens

With the midterm election a little over a week away, reports are surfacing that outside groups —many of them funded by anonymous donors — are spending more money than ever […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   October 26, 2010

The White House Rocks a Cool Science Fair

Tired of nagging your kids about their science projects? Tell them that, these days, science is cooler than ever. President Barack Obama hosted a national science fair at the White […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   October 21, 2010

Autumn is an Opportunity to Fight the Wage Gap

I am not so far removed from college that I don’t have strong, visceral memories associated with autumn.  At my alma mater, the University of Rochester, autumn meant a crisp […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   September 28, 2010

Women Still Make Only 77 Cents

Today, the U.S. Census Bureau released figures that show that the wage gap remained unchanged last year. According to numbers released this morning, women still make 77 cents, on average, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   6 Comments   |   September 16, 2010

Calling Out Political Sexism, One Candidate at a Time

We’ve all been there. You’re watching television or scanning through the most-read stories online and the commentary about a female politician is about her dowdy outfit or temperamental response to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   September 14, 2010

Lobby Corps Close-Ups: Nancy MacKenzie

This is the next in our summer series introducing you to some of the passionate and committed members of the AAUW Action Fund Capitol Hill Lobby Corps. Do you have […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   August 10, 2010

Lobby Corps Close-Ups: Norma Kacen

This is the next in our summer series introducing you to some of the passionate and committed members of the AAUW Action Fund Capitol Hill Lobby Corps. Do you have […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   August 03, 2010

Lobby Corps Close-Ups: Kitty Richardson

This is the first in our summer series introducing you to some of the passionate and committed members of the AAUW Action Fund Capitol Hill Lobby Corps. Do you have […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   July 14, 2010

Celebrating Lobby Corps

Both times I’ve seen AAUW Public Policy and Government Relations Director Lisa Maatz speak to young women about lobbying on Capitol Hill, she has conveyed two general ideas. The first […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   July 07, 2010

Elena Kagan Hearings: Day 1

Yesterday, the Senate Judiciary Committee began the confirmation hearings for Solicitor General Elena Kagan’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court. While seriousness of purpose often marks such proceedings, the hearing […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   June 29, 2010