Leadership and Social Justice

Many people see things in the world that make them stop and wish for something different. I’m not talking about adding ketchup and mustard to a burger; I’m talking about […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   June 11, 2010

AAUW Pushes Senate to Update Landmark Equal Pay Act

PRESS RELEASE: Polling data released today by the Paycheck Fairness Act Coalition, of which AAUW is a key leader, shows strong support for a “new law that would provide women more tools to get fair pay in the workplace.” Read more »

Article   |   Economic Justice   |   June 09, 2010

AAUW, NASPA to Honor Dorothy Height with Posthumous Award

PRESS RELEASE: Dorothy Height, who was chair and president emerita of the National Council of Negro Women until her death in April of this year, will be honored with the AAUW/NASPA Women of Distinction Award at the 2010 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL). Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   June 02, 2010

Christina Lagdameo Receives Prestigious Award from AAUW, NASPA

PRESS RELEASE: Christina Lagdameo, deputy director of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, will receive the prestigious AAUW/NASPA Women of Distinction Award at the 2010 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL). Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   June 02, 2010

Nomfundo Walaza to Receive 2010 Woman of Distinction Award

PRESS RELEASE: Nomfundo Walaza, chief executive officer of the Desmond Tutu Peace Centre in Cape Town, South Africa, will receive the AAUW/NASPA Women of Distinction Award during the 2010 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   June 02, 2010

Ask Elena Kagan

Last week, President Obama announced that his nominee to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens on the U.S. Supreme Court is Solicitor General Elena Kagan. Kagan has already begun meeting […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   May 18, 2010

Equity Issues in the News: April 1 – May 17

April 1 – May 17 AAUW’s Efforts to Close the Gender Divide in the STEM Fields Are Highlighted Washington Post (Monday, May 17) In her recent commentary, Elizabeth Vandenburg, the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   May 18, 2010

AAUW on the Nomination of Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the U.S. Supreme Court

PRESS RELEASE: AAUW Executive Director Linda D. Hallman, CAE, issued the following statement on President Barack Obama’s nomination of Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the U.S. Supreme Court. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   May 10, 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