How to Build a Strong Mentor/Mentee Relationship

Mentorship can make a significant difference in one’s career, particularly for women in underrepresented fields. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   February 03, 2017
Coretta Scott King stands at a podium and delivers a speech.

AAUW Coretta Scott King Fellows: Scholars and Women of Action

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we celebrate the work of Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife Coretta Scott King by remembering the achievements of a few AAUW Coretta Scott King Fund awardees. Read more »

Five members of the University of the District of Columbia's AAUW Campus Action Project team stand with their leadership project poster for #HEARMELEAD.

Campus Teams Use AAUW Funds to Shatter Glass Ceiling  

To combat the gender leadership gap, AAUW has awarded 11 college and university teams Campus Action Project (CAP) grants to put AAUW’s Barriers and Bias: The Status of Women in Leadership research into action. Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   January 12, 2017
University of Pittsburgh Student Organization Involvement Fair. Tabling AAUW collateral and registering new members.

5 Ways to Crush the Patriarchy on Campus in 2017

While we wait for the new administration to take shape and examine how it will act on AAUW’s policy priorities, student voices are needed now more than ever in our fight for women’s equality. Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   January 03, 2017
1984–85 AAUW American Fellow Patricia Bell-Scott, Ph.D.

Telling Black Women’s Untold Stories

Former AAUW American Fellow Patrica Bell-Scott, Ph.D., has dedicated her life to giving a voice to black women’s experiences and creating a space to “expand research by and about us.” Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   December 14, 2016
Woman raising her hand in a classroom.

Making Title IX History at the Office for Civil Rights

As we approach the 45th anniversary of Title IX in June 2017, AAUW is assessing the recent efforts of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and evaluating the tremendous positive effect it’s had in the past eight years with enforcing this longstanding civil rights law. Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   December 12, 2016
Young woman sitting on the bank of a river gazing up at the night sky

Ensuring a Brighter Future for Women and Girls

A family tradition of education, American steel, and a chance encounter set the stage for AAUW Carlisle (PA) Branch member Ann Pehle’s work for women and girls. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   November 11, 2016
2016-2017 AAUW National Student Advisory Committee members pose in their school colors during their fall retreat in Washington, DC.

AAUW Welcomes 10 New Members to the National Student Advisory Council

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) announced the 10 inspiring student leaders who were selected to serve on its 2016–17 National Student Advisory Council (SAC). Read more »

Article   |   Campus   |   October 26, 2016
Julia Alford, 2016-2017 Student Advisory Council Member

Meet 10 Up-and-Coming Feminist Change Makers

Meet the politicians, scientists, writers, educators, engineers, nonprofit founders, and AAUW student organization leaders eager to use their passions to inspire social change. Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   October 17, 2016
Gisela Richter (1944 AAUW Achievement Awardee)

The Achievement Award Series: Women Who Brought the Ancient World into Modern Times

AAUW celebrated women studying in all fields in an era when women were rarely given equal recognition to their male colleagues. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   September 23, 2016