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

AAUW-Supported Case Goes before Supreme Court

In August, AAUW signed on to an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court urging it to uphold affirmative action in college admissions. The case, Fisher v. University of Texas, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   October 09, 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 Program, 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

I’m Fine — But Not Really

11:04 p.m.: Hey 11:05 p.m.: I need help. My pocket vibrated as the texts rolled in from a friend. I responded immediately, thinking that she needed an opinion on what […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   April 13, 2012