A View of Slavery in 2013

Not only was a day last week dedicated to human trafficking awareness, but January was also declared National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. This month, President Obama is urging […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   January 14, 2013

“Zero Dark Thirty” and Hollywood Heroines

Last night, when she accepted her Golden Globe for best actress in a drama, Jessica Chastain thanked her Zero Dark Thirty screenwriter, Mark Boal, “for writing a strong, capable, independent […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   January 14, 2013

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Celebrates Centennial

“Oh, what a wonderful time to be a Delta!” will likely be chanted across the globe in the next week as the sisters of Delta Sigma Theta celebrate 100 years […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   January 11, 2013

Fey and Poehler Will Make Golden Globes History

As Sunday’s 2013 Golden Globes approach, it’s a pleasure to see so much praise for this year’s hosts, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. The Golden Globes are considered a major […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   January 11, 2013

Mother-Daughter Bond: An Investment in the Future

From the time I was a little girl, my parents instilled in me the value and importance of an education. I always knew that I was meant to go to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   December 21, 2012

Convention Hosts: Visit Forever Vibrant New Orleans

Last week, we spoke with Deborah Freda and Koggie M. Hakenjos, two members of our 2013 convention’s Host Committee, about why they’re excited to host the 47th AAUW National Convention […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   December 11, 2012

Budget 101: Sequestration and the Path Forward

One year after the debt ceiling crisis, Congress and the president again face a series of tough decisions regarding federal spending and deficit reduction. With so much at stake in […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   October 10, 2012

Budget 101: The Bush Tax Cuts

Extending the 2001 and 2003 tax cuts for individuals who earn up to $200,000 and couples who earn up to $250,000 would protect the middle class while increasing government revenue to pay down the deficit and protect important programs. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   September 19, 2012

New Pay Gap Data Shows It’s Not “The End of Men”

At AAUW, we’re not looking to engage in a battle of the sexes. Our goal is for men and women to be equally capable of achieving economic security for themselves and their families. In 2011, women earned just 77 percent of what men earned. We’ve still got a long way to go. Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   September 12, 2012

Go Green — Switch to a Digital “Outlook” Subscription!

Along with our exciting Fall issue, Outlook is rolling out a brand-new digital edition of the magazine. It’s sleek, it’s modern, and it’s easy to use. And now, for the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   August 28, 2012