Thanks to a $250,000 grant, AAUW will expand our successful STEM programs for girls to new sites in Székesfehérvár, Hungary, and Barberton, Ohio, where Alcoa has operations. Read more »
An anti-retaliation executive order would protect federal employees who choose to talk about their salaries or ask about pay practices. It’s time for the president to act. Read more »
Lilly Ledbetter refuses to accept “that’s just the way it is” as a reaction to the gender pay gap. “I don’t back down anywhere,” she said recently. Read more »
The American Association of University Women (AAUW) joins Lilly Ledbetter in urging the president and Congress to make progress on equal pay for equal work in 2014. Read more »
As we mark the 50th anniversary of the War on Poverty, here are three actions you can take right now to help secure a strong economic future for all women and families. Read more »
Equal Pay Day is the symbolic day when women’s earnings finally catch up to men’s earnings from the previous year. Equal Pay Day 2014 will fall on Tuesday, April 8, so mark your calendar!
Lake Bell puts a comedic spin on a real issue by inserting her awkward humor into a very serious struggle to succeed in the male-dominated field of movie trailer narration. She is determined, even if that does mean imitating harsh accents of people she secretly records. Read more »
AAUW released its latest analysis of the gender pay gap, which shows that the gap is narrowest in the District of Columbia, where women’s median earnings are 90 percent of men’s, and widest in Wyoming, where women earn just 64 percent of what men earn. Nationally, women working full time are paid, only 77 percent of what men are paid, just as they were a decade ago. Read more »