AAUW Opposes D.C. Voucher Bill

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) strongly opposes the Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Act (H.R. 471), a bill the House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on this week. Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   March 29, 2011

AAUW Outlines Priorities, Recommendations with New Federal Policy Agenda

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) today released its 2011–12 federal policy agenda, a comprehensive set of goals aimed at improving equity for women and girls. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   March 17, 2011

Press Call: Civil Rights Groups Call for Strong Gainful Employment Regulation

PRESS RELEASE: On Wednesday, February 16, 2011, AAUW’s Director of Public Policy and Government Relations Lisa Maatz, will join other civil rights leaders on a conference call to highlight the need to hold colleges accountable to students and taxpayers. Read more »

Article   |   Career and Workplace   |   February 14, 2011

Changing the Wikipedia Gender Gap — I’ll Start

I became the eighth most-frequent contributor to the “don’t ask, don’t tell” Wikipedia page following a graduate school assignment. Little did I know at the time, my contributions were somewhat […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   4 Comments   |   February 08, 2011

AAUW Top Public Policy Adviser Available for Comment on D.C. School Vouchers

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women’s top public policy adviser, Lisa Maatz, is available to comment on today’s introduction of problematic legislation to expand the failed District of Columbia school voucher program. Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   January 26, 2011

AAUW Report Assesses President Obama’s Second Year, AAUW Action Fund Measures 111th Congress’ Support for Pay Equity

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) today released a report on the Obama administration’s progress on AAUW issues, and the AAUW Action Fund issued a voting record that rates legislators on their support for pay equity in the 111th Congress. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   January 24, 2011

Victories for Women in 2010

Thanks to the activism and generosity of AAUW Action Network activists, members, and staff, we can claim some impressive advocacy and programmatic achievements this year. We continue to be advocates […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   December 23, 2010

Reflections on Time Well Spent

A lot of exciting things occur at AAUW’s national office. What makes coming to work most enjoyable, however, is the friendly and easy camaraderie with which all the staff interact […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   December 06, 2010

AAUW Condemns Today’s Procedural Defeat of the Paycheck Fairness Act

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) sharply criticized today’s procedural defeat of the Paycheck Fairness Act by a 58-41 vote in the U.S. Senate. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Justice   |   November 17, 2010

AAUW Top Public Policy Adviser Available for Comment on Paycheck Fairness Act

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women’s top public policy adviser, Lisa Maatz, is available to comment on the upcoming U.S. Senate vote on the Paycheck Fairness Act. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Justice   |   November 15, 2010