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

Dancin’ in the Rain for Fair Pay

Members and supporters of AAUW and the Center for American Progress Action Fund showed up on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., on April 2 to participate […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   4 Comments   |   April 12, 2011

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