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3 Ways You Can Introduce a Girl to Engineering

Where are the women engineers? Women make up only 13 percent of engineering professionals in the United States, and in 2009 less than 20 percent of college engineering students were […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   2 Comments   |   February 17, 2013
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Take Your Daughter to a STEM Conference

A primate researcher, a cybersecurity specialist, the head of a wildlife clinic, and a tech CEO: If you were a fifth-grade girl in Naples, Florida, you could meet these women […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   February 08, 2013

Pass the High School Sports Data Transparency Bills

Although great advances have been made in the last 40 years thanks to Title IX, the fight for women’s equality in athletics is far from over. The High School Athletics […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   3 Comments   |   February 06, 2013
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Fighting School Vouchers in Michigan

This week, so-called National School Choice Week, many pro-voucher groups are trying to argue that vouchers are good for our schools. Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   3 Comments   |   January 31, 2013

Yet Another Barbie Christmas

It’s mid-January, and the holiday season is over; children are readjusting to the new semester, and adults are back to work. The lights and trees have been taken down, and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   3 Comments   |   January 18, 2013

Mother-Daughter Bond: An Investment in the Future

From the time I was a little girl, my parents instilled in me the value and importance of an education. I always knew that I was meant to go to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   December 21, 2012

Budget 101: “Fiscal Cliff” Cuts Will Sting for Women and Girls

Welcome back to the Budget 101 blog series, where we explore the federal budget and how it affects Americans’ lives. In this installment, we’ll look into the possible cuts to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   December 19, 2012
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Opening the Schoolhouse Doors: Mendez v. Westminster

Sylvia Mendez and June Hernandez may have never met, but they had many things in common. Both were Mexican American girls who were just trying to attend school in Southern […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   3 Comments   |   September 14, 2012

Tech Trek in California and Beyond

Shayna Cave spent the summer before eighth grade at an AAUW Tech Trek camp. And this summer, she was a student counselor at Tech Trek at the University of California, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   August 20, 2012
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Crossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School

Based on a survey of a nationally representative sample of students conducted in May and June 2011, this report presents the most comprehensive research to date on sexual harassment in grades […] Read more »

Research   |   Education   |   November 01, 2011