Looking Forward to My First AAUW National Convention!

Although I have twice volunteered for the AAUW National Convention (held every two years—every sixth year in Washington, D.C.), this is the first time that I’ve registered for the entire […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   April 18, 2011

D.C. Mayor, City Officials Join AAUW, Others to Speak Out against D.C. Vouchers

PRESS RELEASE: At 1 p.m. today, Thursday, April 14, 2011, the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and other members of the National Coalition for Public Education will hold a press conference to discuss the impact of the FY11 federal budget deal on education in the District of Columbia. Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   April 14, 2011

AAUW Applauds Release of ED Guidelines on Sexual Violence

PRESS RELEASE: Lisa Maatz, the top public policy adviser for the American Association of University Women (AAUW), is available to comment on the Title IX sexual violence guidelines issued today by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   April 04, 2011

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