Four women holding up an AAUW sign.

3 Reasons to Host an AAUW Research Watch Party

Last November, AAUW branches, student organizations, AAUW college/university partner members, and individuals hosted watch parties for the live panel discussion of AAUW’s research report Graduating to a Pay Gap. You’ll […] Read more »

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Can a Woman Be President? Just Ask These Ladies!

As President Barack Obama’s second term gets underway, speculation is already running rampant over who will run next. Will our next president be a woman? It’s an important question, but […] Read more »

Jane Delano, director of nursing, American Red Cross

When WWI and Influenza Struck, Women Stepped Up as Nurses

By 1918, World War I had been waging for years, and an influenza epidemic had started spreading that claimed more lives — 50 million — than the war. There was […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   May 03, 2013
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It Takes a Little Elbow Grease

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Or, if you’re an auto mechanic and 2011–12 AAUW Career Development Grantee Dana Kaplan, try something completely different! Like a lot […] Read more »

A young woman opening a glass door where you can see in her reflection that she is smiling. The words Women in Community College: Access to Success on the door.

Women in Community Colleges: Access to Success

More women than ever before — upwards of 4 million — are relying on community colleges for higher education and workforce preparation. Women at community colleges represent all ages, races, and ethnicities; include more than a million mothers; and have a range of goals. Unfortunately, many women drop out before they can earn a certificate or degree or transfer to a four-year school. Read more »

Research   |   Education   |   April 30, 2013
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The AAUW Grad Fair: What’s in It for Your School?

Money left in your school’s recruitment budget? Check out the buzz surrounding one of the fastest-growing graduate school fairs in the country! Held at the University of Maryland, the Grad […] Read more »

Article   |   Campus   |   April 29, 2013
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Fellows Shining a Light in STEM

“Lux et veritas”: light and truth. Yale University’s motto has an extra ring to it these days as its science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) administrators have gained attention for […] Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   April 24, 2013
Reshma Daniel

Pay Inequity Threatens College Student’s American Dream

Reshma Daniel’s parents and brothers moved to America from India with just $20. They worked hard but ultimately left for Canada in search of better pay. Daniel was born in […] Read more »

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How to Get the Most out of a Grad School Fair

As we prepare for the third annual Graduate School Fair at the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders, here’s some great advice for taking full advantage of grad fairs. […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   April 23, 2013
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AAUW’s League of Extraordinary Women

Making a change to improve the lives of women may seem like hard work, but the members and advisers of our 12 AAUW student organizations make it look almost easy. […] Read more »

Article   |   Campus   |   April 19, 2013