Disappointed in Wal-Mart v. Dukes Ruling

AAUW is deeply critical of today’s U.S. Supreme Court’s sharply divided decision in Wal-Mart v. Dukes. Although the high court did not rule on the merits of the case, this […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   5 Comments   |   June 20, 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

First $tart $mart Workshop Held in Oregon

Eighteen senior women students from Chemeketa Community College, Western Oregon University, and Willamette University participated in a $tart $mart salary negotiation workshop on April 29, 2011. This was the first […] Read more »

Federal Court Rules on AAUW-Supported Sexual Harassment Case

Recently, the Fourth Circuit federal court ruled in favor of Lynette Harris, an electrician with the city of Baltimore, who had sued the city for sexual harassment and discrimination after […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   May 12, 2011

What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?

Ah, the age-old question. Although I am at least a few years removed from childhood, I’m still searching for the answer. Aren’t you? Even middle-aged Barbie has posed the question […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   May 06, 2011

Branch Hosts Equal Pay Panel in Long Beach

On Equal Pay Day in April, the AAUW Long Beach (CA) Branch collaborated with California State University, Long Beach, to host a panel to educate the campus and community about […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   May 02, 2011

Women Scientists Still Face Discrimination

While the number of women earning college degrees in science has increased in the past decade, two recent reports remind us of the hostile environment and discrimination women still face […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   2 Comments   |   April 26, 2011

Equal Pay Day Q and A: Bey-Ling Sha

Bey-Ling Sha, a professor at San Diego State University, talked with us this week about her experiences with workplace discrimination and her passion for women’s issues. Sha and other esteemed speakers joined us at AAUW’s Equal Pay Day panel in Washington, D.C., Monday to kick off our Equal Pay Day advocacy. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   April 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

Title IX Protects Students from Sexual Violence, Too

Last week, the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released a “Dear Colleague” letter to the nation’s schools, colleges, and universities clarifying that sexual harassment of students, including […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   April 11, 2011