Girls Reshaping the Media

  Media. We’re surrounded by it every day — images, sound bites, a radio playing in the background at the office. When it’s all around us all the time, how […] Read more »

Riana Goren

“Ryan Budget” Is Bad for Women, Bad for Me

  This week, the House of Representatives is expected to vote on the fiscal year 2014 budget proposed by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI). Among other things, the proposal would Repeal […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   March 18, 2013
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Adventures in Teal

This is an exciting time to be an AAUW member. As we take steps to move forward and look to our future with a new logo and color palette, we […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   4 Comments   |   March 15, 2013
Christina Gamba

AAUW Fellow on the Path to Curing Cancer

  Monday was an emotional day for me, at once stirring memories of deep sadness and generating a sense of personal celebration. I learned of a breakthrough cancer study that […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   March 15, 2013
President Obama signs VAWA reauthorization into law.

Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act Is Law!

AAUW was fortunate enough to be invited to attend an incredible celebration Thursday — the signing ceremony for the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA). Advocates and leaders gathered in […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   6 Comments   |   March 08, 2013
Piggy Bank with back to school message

Sequestration’s Here. Now What?

As of last Friday, March 1, we’ve entered the age of “sequestration,” or across-the-board cuts to domestic and defense spending. (For more information about how we got here, check out our Budget 101 blog series.) If the sequester continues unabated between now and September 30, $85 billion will be cut in federal spending. The numbers shake out like this. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   March 07, 2013
"Tiny Wonder Woman" by Fauxlaroid, Wikimedia Commons

Who’s Your Wonder Woman?

If you were a superheroine or superhero, what powers would you possess to make the world a better place for women and girls? If only it were that easy — […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   March 06, 2013
Group holding sign with new logo

AAUW Introduces New Logo, Tagline, and Website

Today, AAUW is proud to debut some big changes. As you’ve probably noticed, you’re looking at a brand new website, accented by our first new logo in more than 20 […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   11 Comments   |   February 20, 2013

The Simple Truth about The Simple Truth

  For a century, AAUW has advocated for legislation and policies that encourage and enforce fair pay in the workplace, such as the Equal Pay Act of 1963, the Lilly […] Read more »

Article   |   Economic Justice   |   February 18, 2013
mardi gras beads

What You Might Not Know about Fat Tuesday

New Orleans, the host city for our 2013 convention this June, is perhaps most widely known for one thing: Mardi Gras. Some may dismiss tonight’s events in the Big Easy […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   February 16, 2013