Artist Saadia Yasmin (left) poses next to one of her paintings.

Help Women Stand Up for Themselves

When asked how young women today could help other women, Niemat Ahmadi, director of Global Partnerships at United to End Genocide and president and founder of the Darfur Women Action […] Read more »

Middle School students and their families learn about spectroscopes at the first Middle School Mad Science Night at the Goddard Space Flight Center Visitor Center.

Tech Savvy Is For Adults, Too

For girls in Buffalo, New York, March 16 was an exciting day: The local AAUW branch hosted its eighth annual Tech Savvy conference, a program that exposes girls in sixth […] Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   April 02, 2013
AAUW members met with members of Congress during Lobby Day at the 2011 AAUW National Convention.

How to Be an AAUW Advocacy Rock Star

Familiarize yourself with tried-and-true techniques, explore new ways to make your events a success, or train new members and leaders who want to get involved in advocacy. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   March 01, 2013
Natasha Mercado poses with members of the AAUW Kirkland-Redmond (WA) Branch.

Empowered by an Education

Personally, I know how difficult it can be to put yourself through college. Many obstacles can stand in the way: Financial need and other hardships make a college degree impossible […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   February 28, 2013
from left: Susan Berlin, Nancy Pelosi, Eileen Recchia, and Lois Frankel

Nancy Pelosi Commends AAUW, Calls for Paycheck Fairness

“AAUW has been making progress since day one,” pronounced House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) this week to a room filled with AAUW members and other women from the Florida […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   February 22, 2013

AAUW Unveils a Bold Look for a New Era

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Katie Broendel, broendelk@aauw.org 202.785.7761 Lisa Goodnight, goodnightl@aauw.org 202.785.7738   Organization Debuts New Logo, Tagline, and Website WASHINGTON — The American Association of University Women (AAUW) today […] Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   February 20, 2013
Women with jars

Time Is Running Out to Vote for Your Favorite Art Contest Entries!

Through March 8, AAUW members can vote for their six favorite entries every seven days. Each time you vote, you will automatically be entered into a drawing to win one […] Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   February 15, 2013
daughter STEM conference

Take Your Daughter to a STEM Conference

A primate researcher, a cybersecurity specialist, the head of a wildlife clinic, and a tech CEO: If you were a fifth-grade girl in Naples, Florida, you could meet these women […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   February 08, 2013

Using an A-Bomb to Kill an Ant: Colorado Personhood and Roe

Roe v. Wade advocates at AAUW of Colorado and our coalition partners are yard-sign collectors. Why? Biennial efforts to confer personhood in our state’s constitution for increasingly earlier prebirth stages […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   January 18, 2013

A Year of Empowering (Even More) Girls and Women in STEM

AAUW has made tremendous strides for women and girls in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) since our founding more than 130 years ago. Over the years, we have produced […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   2 Comments   |   January 18, 2013