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

Equity Issues in the News – January 30 – February 16

January 30–February 16 AAUW Leader Joins Advisory Committee of Health Care Think Tank AAUW Executive Director Linda Hallman now serves on the advisory committee of the prestigious, invitation-only Health Sector […] Read more »

AAUW Staff among WIN’s Young Women of Achievement

Each year the Women’s Information Network celebrates talented women leaders who are influential in their communities through its Young Women of Achievement award. The award acknowledges young, pro-choice, Democratic women […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   February 16, 2010

Ninth Circuit Supports Women Wrestlers

This week, several former women wrestlers and the plaintiffs of one of the five sex discrimination cases AAUW currently supports are celebrating a win in their long legal battle against […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   February 12, 2010