Happy Anniversary, Title IX

Title IX celebrates its 38th anniversary today, while, simultaneously, a court battle is being waged over whether or not the Quinnipiac University competitive cheerleading squad is considered a sport for […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   June 23, 2010
Why So Few: Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics research report cover (600px)

Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Want more on women in STEM? Read our 2015 research report on women in these fields: Solving the Equation: The Variables for Women’s Success in Computing and Engineering. Stereotype Threat […] Read more »

Research   |   Education   |   March 21, 2010

New Research Shows Long-Term Benefits of Sports for Girls

Many studies suggest that participating in physical activity, particularly sports, has numerous benefits for girls, including a reduced risk of developing cancer, better grades, and high self-esteem. Some people wonder, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   4 Comments   |   February 19, 2010

Title IX Compliance: Know the Score

It would be nice to believe that Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 has served its purpose and there is no longer sex discrimination in schools. We at […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   October 09, 2009

We’re Talking about Money

There have been numerous reports documenting the achievement gaps in education in America. Some focus on the racial gap, others on the gender gap, and AAUW’s own Where the Girls […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   April 30, 2009
2004–05 American Fellow Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz

Meet Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz: Professor, Researcher, and Mentor

2004–05 American Fellow Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz has dedicated her life to researching and combating the nation’s educational achievement gap. Read more »

Announcement: Where the Girls Are Panel

This evening, report author and AAUW Research Associate Christianne Corbett will participate in a panel discussion on AAUW’s recent research report, Where the Girls Are: The Facts About Gender Equity […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   November 13, 2008

Let’s Ban Books?

Last week, being a busy multitasking working parent of three, we missed out on going to the library, which, for my teenage daughter is akin to missing a meal or […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   6 Comments   |   September 09, 2008

Education Olympics

All this recent talk of Olympic gold medals and international competition has stirred my patriotic streak. I hope you caught the bug as well. But cheering got me thinking — […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   August 27, 2008

Reading, Writing, AND Arithmetic

Well, look at that. New research shows that girls can do math just as well as boys can. In the past there has been some discussion about women’s aptitude for […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   2 Comments   |   July 29, 2008