Obama Meets the Power Group

Last week, the Obama campaign reached out to women’s organizations, inviting AAUW and a number of our coalition partners to meet with the senator. I attended the meeting on Tuesday, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   July 30, 2008
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Where the Girls Are: The Facts About Gender Equity in Education

Where the Girls Are: The Facts About Gender Equity in Education presents a comprehensive look at the educational achievement of girls during the past 35 years, paying special attention to […] Read more »

Research   |   Education   |   May 20, 2008

Where Are The Girls?

While I was presenting at the AAUW of New York state convention a few weeks ago, I mentioned the release of the new AAUW research report, Where the Girls Are. […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   19 Comments   |   May 19, 2008

Abysmal Graduation Rates

The other day I happened to catch a brief blurb in the news about country singer Gretchen Wilson achieving her GED at age 34. One of the main reasons she […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   May 13, 2008

International Women’s Day

The event we now call International Women’s Day began 95 years ago, a day promoting women’s rights and peace on a global level. Some great websites detail the turbulent times […] Read more »

Blog   |   Economic Justice   |   3 Comments   |   March 07, 2008

Inspiring Women: Part 1

On March 1, Christy Jones asked our blog readers to share a story about a woman who inspires them in honor of Women’s History Month. We’ve asked AAUW staff and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 04, 2008
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Behind the Pay Gap

Research released in April 2007 by AAUW shows that just one year out of college, women working full time are already paid less than their male colleagues, even when they […] Read more »