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

AAUW Paves the Way for the Next Generation of Women Leaders

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is paving the way for the next generation of women leaders by selecting 10 exemplary college students from across the United States to serve on our 2011–12 Student Advisory Council (SAC). Read more »

$tart $mart Workshops to Tackle Gender Pay Gap

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) and the WAGE Project will provide $tart $mart Salary Negotiation Workshops throughout the 2011–12 academic year to prepare college women to negotiate for salaries and benefits as they enter the job market. Read more »

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

AAUW Calls for Expansive Transparency and Accountability in the Implementation of No Child Left Behind Waivers to Ensure Student Readiness for College and Rewarding Careers

PRESS RELEASE: President Barack Obama and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced plans to waive certain requirements of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) law by allowing states to apply for waivers of specific NCLB mandates, if they agree to conditions that improve college- and career-ready standards for all students. Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   September 23, 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

AAUW Celebrates Decision in Mansourian v. Regents of the University of California

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) applauds the decision handed down this week by a U.S. District Court in California in the AAUW-supported case Mansourian v. Regents of the University of California. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   August 05, 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