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

AAUW Top Policy Adviser Available for Comment on New White House Report

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women’s top public policy adviser, Lisa Maatz, is available to comment on the new White House report on women and the economy, as well as other matters related to pay equity. Read more »

AAUW Action Fund Releases Congressional Voting Record and Voter Guides

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women Action Fund released today a scorecard of congressional votes and voter guides on the issues that matter most to women and their families in the 2010 elections. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   October 07, 2010

AAUW Top Policy Adviser Available for Comment on GAO Wage Gap Report

PRESS RELEASE: AAUW’s top public policy adviser, Lisa Maatz, is available to comment on the Government Accountability Office’s new report, New Evidence on the Gender Pay Gap for Women and Mothers in Management, as well as other matters related to pay equity. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Justice   |   September 28, 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

AAUW Top Policy Adviser Available for Comment on Paycheck Fairness Act

PRESS RELEASE: AAUW’s top public policy adviser Lisa Maatz is available to comment on the Paycheck Fairness Act, an important piece of legislation that is likely to be voted on by the Senate as early as next week. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Justice   |   September 17, 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