AAUW to Participate in Inaugural USA Science & Engineering Festival on National Mall

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) will host experiments and hands-on activities at the first-ever USA Science & Engineering Festival expo October 23–24 as part of AAUW’s ongoing efforts to engage girls in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   October 21, 2010

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

AAUW Celebrates 38th Anniversary of Title IX with Calls for Greater Enforcement

PRESS RELEASE: On this 38th anniversary of Title IX, AAUW celebrates the progress made under the landmark civil rights legislation designed to break down gender barriers in education and athletics. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   June 22, 2010

AAUW Applauds Passage of America COMPETES Reauthorization Act

PRESS RELEASE: AAUW applauds the House of Representatives today for passing the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act (H.R.5325), which contains a number of provisions to improve education and training in science, technology, engineering, and math and to reduce barriers that deter women from pursuing academic and career goals in these fields. Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   May 28, 2010

Why So Few Women in Science?

PRESS RELEASE: Nobel Laureate Carol Greider Speaking at Capitol Hill Briefing on May 4 with Co-Author of New AAUW Report. Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   April 30, 2010

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

PRESS RELEASE: In an era in which women are increasingly represented in medicine, law, and business, why do they continue to lag behind men in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics? Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics is a comprehensive report on the controversial issue of the continued underrepresentation of women in these fields. Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   March 22, 2010
Why So Few?

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

In an era when women are increasingly prominent in medicine, law, and business, why are there so few women scientists and engineers? A 2010 research report by AAUW presents compelling […] Read more »

Research   |   Education   |   March 21, 2010

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

PRESS RELEASE: New NSF-Funded Study Points to Barriers Facing Girls and Women. Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   March 18, 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