Student Health Plans Should Cover Contraception Too

Women’s health advocates have commended President Obama’s recent decision to require nearly all employers to cover contraceptive services under their health insurance plans. Although it is facing criticism from religious […] Read more »

Blog   |   Economic Justice   |   February 02, 2012
Fellow of the 50's

Following the Fellows of the 1950s

We invite you once again to look back at the history of AAUW’s famous and influential fellows — this time, we’ll focus on the exciting work of alumnae in the 1950s. Read more »

Host a “Miss Representation” Screening

The first step in any social change is awareness. The documentary Miss Representation inspires awareness about the persistent stereotypes women face in media. The film discusses the ways women are […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   November 17, 2011

In Consideration of Occupying Wall Street

With the Occupy Wall Street (almost) movement gaining traction, the best question so far has been: Why would you occupy? The answers I’ve seen so far are heart wrenching. On […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   October 05, 2011

Campus Funding and Leadership Opportunities

This is my fourth year working on AAUW’s college-based national leadership programs, and I’m excited to announce that it’s that time of year again. Applications are now available for three […] Read more »

Transforming Duke’s Student Government

Ebonie Simpson is a rising senior at Duke University who is majoring in public policy. An alumna of Elect Her–Campus Women Win, Simpson served as the student liaison to bring […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   August 26, 2011

Sarah Hughes: Another Elect Her Success Story

Sarah Hughes decided to run for president of her Honors College Assembly after attending Elect Her–Campus Women Win, AAUW and Running Start’s campaign training program for college women, at the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   August 18, 2011

State Education Cuts Endanger the Future

A recent report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities revealed that many states have enacted deep, dramatic cuts to their K–12 and higher education budgets and that nearly […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   August 04, 2011

Oregon Branches Fly High with WINGS

This is the second post in a series featuring the 2011 Breaking through Barriers Award winners, which were announced in June at the AAUW National Convention. Part 1  │ This […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   July 11, 2011

Reflecting on Three Days of Leadership

During the closing session of the National Conference for College Women Studies Leaders, attendees took some time to think about what they learned during their three days together. The session, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   June 09, 2011