AAUW Member Brings Fight for Pay Equity to TV

AAUW member Nancy Jones brought the gender pay gap into Virginia residents’ living rooms. Next up, she’s bringing the issue to their universities. Jones, a 10-year member of the AAUW […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   April 11, 2011

Not Just Yale: The Wake-up Call Our Schools Need

The media has turned to AAUW’s top public policy adviser, Lisa Maatz, for perspective into a sexual misconduct complaint at Yale University, a story that has dominated the news cycle […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   1 Comments   |   April 05, 2011

Ranked and Ready to Rock

Who do you trust when contemplating a purchase? The manufacturer? Or customers who have actually purchased the product and used it? For most of us, it’s probably the testimonials of […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 16, 2011

Celebrate International Women’s Day Tomorrow

March 8 marks International Women’s Day, and AAUW plans to celebrate! AAUW is an established and esteemed organization that has helped — and continues to help — women make history. […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   March 07, 2011

Forbes’ Sexist Powerful Women List

What makes a person powerful? According to Forbes, that depends on gender. Forbes’ World’s 100 Most Powerful Women list came out last month, and the contrast with the World’s Most […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   5 Comments   |   November 29, 2010

Hispanic Heritage Month and Beyond

Last week Forbes released its list of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women, which includes several Hispanic women. They are trailblazers — a U.S. Supreme Court justice and the president […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   October 15, 2010

Calling Out Political Sexism, One Candidate at a Time

We’ve all been there. You’re watching television or scanning through the most-read stories online and the commentary about a female politician is about her dowdy outfit or temperamental response to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   September 14, 2010

It’s Not My Father’s Navy… It’s Even Better

My father was always proud of his service in the U.S. Navy, and I have always been proud of him. Today, he would have been particularly proud of the Navy […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   2 Comments   |   July 21, 2010

Front Row and Center: The Helen Thomas Vacancy

Headline news today: “An End for Helen Thomas and the Helen Thomas Rules.” Wow. Millions are discussing the controversial comments that led to her retirement, but how many will think […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   5 Comments   |   June 07, 2010

The Women’s Empowerment Campaign

How could there possibly be a campaign for women’s empowerment without AAUW? Unless we act now, AAUW may not be included on the list of the best organizations devoted to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   May 26, 2010