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

Equal Pay Day Q and A: Lisa Frehill

Lisa M. Frehill, the director of research, evaluation, and policy at the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, talked with us last week about her experiences with workplace discrimination. […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   April 08, 2011
3-28-11 AAUW-AFJ Wal-Mart plaintiff reception, plaintiffs Betty Dukes, Edith Arana, Linda Hallman, and ERA attorney Arcelia Hertado1

Standing with the Women of Wal-Mart

As you may know, AAUW signed an amicus brief supporting the plaintiffs of Wal-Mart v. Dukes and offered financial assistance to the lead plaintiffs so they could attend the oral […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 30, 2011

Supreme Court Hears Wal-Mart Case

Today is an important day for pay equity and workers’ rights as the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments in the Wal-Mart v. Dukes case. AAUW supported the lead plaintiffs […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 29, 2011

Why the Wal-Mart Supreme Court Case Matters

Arcelia Hurtado, executive director of Equal Rights Advocates (ERA), a national nonprofit legal organization, took time out of her busy schedule to do a quick interview about the AAUW-supported case […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   March 24, 2011

UC Berkeley to Keep Women’s Sports Teams

In September 2010, the University of California, Berkeley, announced its intention to eliminate four student sports teams — women’s and men’s gymnastics, women’s lacrosse, and baseball — and to make […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 09, 2011

Know It. Name It. Stop It.

It is amazing the level of terror that one can inflict on another. But I didn’t want my only identity to be a victim; I don’t just want to be […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   March 07, 2011