An Opportunity to Lead Community Colleges

In July 2009, President Obama announced the American Graduation Initiative, a higher education plan that focuses on community colleges. With an increase in federal support, including a recent $500 million […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   November 30, 2012

The Other F-Word

My friends and I have a lot in common, but there is one word that often leads to abrupt disagreements: the f-word. No matter when I say it or to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   November 29, 2012

Gap and Gown: The Reality for College Graduates

I grew up in the Washington, D.C., area. Several of our school systems notoriously underperform amid poverty and socio-economic disparities. But I didn’t want to become another statistic in a […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   November 21, 2012

Graduating to a Pay Gap: The Earnings of Women and Men One Year after College Graduation

Download the Graduating to a Pay Gap research report. Graduating to a Pay Gap: The Earnings of Women and Men One Year after College Graduation (2012) explores the earnings difference between female and male college graduates who are working full time one year after graduation. Read more »

Graduating to a Pay Gap: The Earnings of Women and Men One Year after College Graduation

Graduating to a Pay Gap: The Earnings of Women and Men One Year after College Graduation explores the earnings difference between female and male college graduates who are working full time one year after graduation. Read more »

Research   |   Economic Justice   |   October 24, 2012
The author, right, with former California State University, Fullerton President Milton Gordon and a fellow student

Four Ways to Celebrate Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week

Sunday, September 16, marked the start of National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week. The celebration, which extends through Saturday, September 22, coincides with Hispanic Heritage Month and recognizes the impact that Hispanic-serving […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   September 17, 2012

AAUW Signs On to Affirmative Action Supreme Court Case

One of AAUW’s key issues is increased access to higher education, and in accordance with our member-adopted Public Policy Priorities, we support affirmative action programs that establish equal opportunity for […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   August 27, 2012

Iranian Women Cut Off from Higher Education

“Some fields are not very suitable for women’s nature, such as agricultural machinery or mining, partly because of the hard work involved in them.” — Seyed Abolfazl Hassani, Iran Ministry […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   August 24, 2012

Elect Her at Georgia State, Stony Brook, West Indies, and Washington and Lee

Elect Her–Campus Women Win, a collaboration between AAUW and Running Start, encourages and trains college women to run for student government. Follow the links below to read highlights from this […] Read more »

Visit Our Graduate School Fair Online!

Is graduate school on your radar? Nearly 40 schools will be showcasing their programs for the attendees of the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders, held May 31–June 2 […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   May 18, 2012