AAUW Top Policy Adviser Available for Reaction to New Gender Pay Gap Numbers

PRESS RELEASE: AAUW’s top public policy adviser, Lisa Maatz, is available for comment on the new Census figures, which will be released tomorrow, that show a narrowing gender wage gap. Read more »

AAUW’s Holly Kearl Gives Talk, Signs New Book Tonight at GWU

PRESS RELEASE: AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund Program Manager Holly Kearl will appear tonight at George Washington University for the Washington, D.C., release of her new book about street harassment. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   September 02, 2010

AAUW Stands with Women Athletes in Fight for Equal Opportunities

PRESS RELEASE: The AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund announced today that it is awarding $11,500 to the Women’s Law Project to support the lawsuit Foltz et al. v. Delaware State University. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   July 30, 2010

AAUW Supports Recommendations from White House Middle-Class Task Force

PRESS RELEASE: AAUW strongly supports the recommendations unveiled today by the Vice President’s White House Middle-Class Task Force and the White House Council on Women and Girls. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Justice   |   July 20, 2010

Court Rules Campus Group Cannot Discriminate

Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in CLS v. Martinez that public colleges and universities may require campus-based religious organizations that want university recognition or funds to comply with that […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   June 29, 2010

Elena Kagan Hearings: Day 1

Yesterday, the Senate Judiciary Committee began the confirmation hearings for Solicitor General Elena Kagan’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court. While seriousness of purpose often marks such proceedings, the hearing […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   June 29, 2010

Previewing the Elena Kagan Hearings

The buildup to Supreme Court confirmation hearings normally leaves Washington, D.C., in a frenzied state. Robert Bork was the conservatives’ dream and the liberals’ nightmare. Clarence Thomas was replacing Thurgood […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   June 24, 2010

Equity + Home x Balance = Half the Work, All the Fun

The expression “hands-off dad” is not a term in my husband’s vocabulary. Since the birth of our son, Noah, three years ago, my husband has served as the primary breadwinner, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   2 Comments   |   June 18, 2010

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