The Cameras Just Keep Rolling

  AAUW sponsored a Bisnow event about women in media that took place this past Tuesday morning, just hours before our monthly happy hour Cocktails and Convos. Before the panel […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   August 15, 2011

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

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