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

Akin Shows That Sex Ed Should Be Based on Biology, Not History

“If it’s a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down.” — Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO), August 19, 2012 “I would hope that […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   August 21, 2012
Sally Ride, America's first woman astronaut communicates with ground controllers from the flight deck.

In Remembrance of Sally Ride

Today we remember Sally Ride, the dreamer, pioneer, and role model who lifted our eyes to the sky in wonder. Ride died yesterday of pancreatic cancer at the age of […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   July 24, 2012

What’s Your AAUW Story?

This month, AAUW was recognized as a top-rated women’s empowerment organization by GreatNonprofits, which catalogs and shares reviews of nonprofit organizations from around the world. The website allows the public […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   May 25, 2012

We’re Still Fighting for Pay Equity

Although women are now entering higher education in larger numbers than men and represent the breadwinners or co-breadwinners in a majority of families, pay equity is still not an issue […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   May 14, 2012
Eleanor Roosevelt

Inequality Is Still Alive and Kicking

The saying “what’s old is new again” popped into my mind as I reflected recently on the passing of yet another March honoring women in history. I love history in […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   March 30, 2012

Rally for the Affordable Care Act Tomorrow!

The Affordable Care Act prevents health insurance companies from denying me coverage or charging me higher rates because I happen to be a woman. I am grateful for this, and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   4 Comments   |   March 26, 2012

Rush Limbaugh, Your Vitriol Won’t Silence Us

The nation has been dismayed by the blatantly sexist and offensive comments of talk show host Rush Limbaugh this week, when he called Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke a […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   7 Comments   |   March 02, 2012

Questioning the Rationale for Reduced Budget for Women’s Bureau

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” —    Benjamin Franklin AAUW is disappointed that President Barack Obama’s fiscal year 2013 budget proposal would dramatically reduce the budget […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   February 15, 2012