Happy 76th Birthday to Social Security!

This Sunday, August 14, marks the 76th anniversary of Social Security. When it began in 1935, Social Security only paid retirement benefits to workers, not their spouses or children. Social […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   August 11, 2011

State Education Cuts Endanger the Future

A recent report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities revealed that many states have enacted deep, dramatic cuts to their K–12 and higher education budgets and that nearly […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   August 04, 2011

@AAUW in Person and Online

At this year’s AAUW National Convention, I heard members in the hallways mentioning two themes over and over again: the joys of reuniting after two years apart and the exciting […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   July 29, 2011

AAUW Awards $3.7 Million in Fellowships and Grants for 2011–12 Academic Year

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) will award $3.7 million in school year 2011–12 in support of 239 scholars, research projects, and programs promoting education and equity for women and girls. Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   July 28, 2011

What Are You Representing?

You can’t be what you can’t see. This is the tagline for Miss Representation, a documentary that connects women in the media with women in leadership. At the 2011 AAUW […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   3 Comments   |   July 01, 2011

Join Us for Cocktails, Conversation, and Chocolate in D.C.

Hello, residents of the District of Columbia!  (And hello, those of you in from out of town or the wilds of Virginia or Maryland.) Consider this a personal invitation, from […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   June 13, 2011

University of Michigan Professor to Accept Prestigious AAUW Award in Washington

PRESS RELEASE: Abigail J. Stewart, a leading researcher and distinguished professor of psychology and women’s studies at the University of Michigan, will accept the Eleanor Roosevelt Fund Award Saturday, June 18, during the American Association of University Women’s (AAUW’s) 2011 National Convention. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   June 10, 2011

Women Leaders to Meet in Washington, D.C., for AAUW Convention

PRESS RELEASE: Close to 1,000 women leaders from every state in the country will be in Washington, D.C., June 16–19 for the 2011 AAUW National Convention at the Renaissance Washington, D.C. Hotel. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   June 07, 2011

Activist Shelby Knox to Speak at Student Leadership Conference

PRESS RELEASE: Shelby Knox, a speaker and organizer who promotes sex education, women’s rights, and youth empowerment, will give a keynote address at the 26th annual National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) on Friday, June 3, at the University of Maryland, College Park. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   May 19, 2011

Belle S. Wheelan to Speak at College Leadership Conference

PRESS RELEASE: Belle S. Wheelan, the first African American and the first woman to serve as the president of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, will give a keynote address at the 26th annual National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) on Saturday, June 4, at the University of Maryland, College Park. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   May 19, 2011