National Coalition for Women and Girls in Education Supports Department of Education’s New Title IX Athletics Guidance

PRESS RELEASE: The National Coalition for Women and Girls in Education applauds the U.S. Department of Education for issuing new Title IX guidance. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   April 20, 2010

Annual Equal Pay Day Ranking, Companion Fact Sheets Shed Light on Wage Gap

PRESS RELEASE: To commemorate Equal Pay Day, observed this year on April 20, 2010, AAUW has released a new state-by-state ranking of the pay gap and has collaborated with the National Partnership for Women & Families to produce fact sheets that illustrate the human cost of wage discrimination. Read more »

Labor Union Women Making History

Who has been honored this month with esteemed women such as Linda Chavez-Thompson, Augusta Thomas, Elizabeth Shuler, Arlene Holt Baker, and Nancy Wohlforth? My mom! I know it may sound […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   2 Comments   |   March 30, 2010
Why So Few?

Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

In an era when women are increasingly prominent in medicine, law, and business, why are there so few women scientists and engineers? A 2010 research report by AAUW presents compelling […] Read more »

Research   |   Education   |   March 21, 2010

International Women’s Day Celebrated with Half the Sky Live!

This past Thursday, I was given the opportunity to represent AAUW and celebrate International Women’s Day with my peers in a packed theater for a showing of CARE’s Half the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   March 11, 2010

AAUW’s Top Policy Adviser Available for Comment on Paycheck Fairness Act Hearing

PRESS RELEASE: AAUW’s top public policy adviser, Lisa Maatz, will be available for comment on the Senate’s Paycheck Fairness Act hearing set for March 11. Read more »

Then and Now: The Progress of Our Women Veterans

In 1948, President Truman signed the Women’s Armed Services Act , enabling women to serve as permanent members of the U.S. armed forces. Since then, as women have been integrated […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   March 04, 2010

Equity Issues in the News – February 17 – 26

February 17–26 Support AAUW by Purchasing Powerful, New Book: Secrets of Powerful Women Vivid Living blog (Wednesday, Feb. 17) Bloggers are praising Secrets of Powerful Women, which features a chapter […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   February 26, 2010

Few Consequences for Campus Assailants

Most survivors of sexual assault on campus do not report the crime, in large part due to institutional barriers they face in the reporting process. Of those who report the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   February 26, 2010

Too “Uppity” to Promote

AAUW has an extensive library that includes books about women’s issues. A few weeks ago when I visited it, I found Roberts vs. Texaco: A True Story of Race and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   February 25, 2010