See the Women of Distinction at NCCWSL

Last week, we introduced you to two of the six women who will be honored at the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL). The Women of Distinction Awards […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   May 14, 2012

Let’s Talk about Sex

April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month. A few weeks ago, Holly Kearl suggested some ideas on how you can be involved in raising awareness about sexual assault and violence. […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   April 30, 2012

How the Pill Changed Women’s Wages

With Equal Pay Day on April 17 just two weeks away, I am struggling to wrap my head around the fact that in 2012, women’s earnings still are not on […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   April 02, 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

AAUW Hails New Student Health Insurance Rules

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women’s top policy adviser, Lisa Maatz, today issued the following statement about the Obama administration’s announcement of final regulations for student health insurance coverage requirements. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   March 16, 2012

Call to Action: Stop Rush

Two weeks ago, AAUW hosted Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke at our national office for a Re:Action panel discussion on birth control. It was our way of making sure […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   42 Comments   |   March 05, 2012

AAUW Issues Statement on Rush Limbaugh’s Comments against Women

PRESS RELEASE: Lisa Maatz, the top policy adviser for the American Association of University Women (AAUW), released the following statement on the recent inflammatory comments by talk show host Rush Limbaugh about access to birth control and Georgetown Law student Sandra Fluke. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   March 02, 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

AAUW Issues Statement on White House Decision on Contraception Rules

PRESS RELEASE: Lisa Maatz, the top policy adviser for the American Association of University Women (AAUW), released the following statement on the Obama administration’s decision to exempt religious employers from covering birth control for employees and instead require insurance companies to provide free contraception. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   February 10, 2012

AAUW Cancels Service Learning Event with Susan G. Komen Foundation

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is disappointed with the Susan G. Komen Foundation’s decision to strip funding for cancer screenings from Planned Parenthood. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   February 02, 2012