Why Do We Need Women in STEM Fields?

Each month this year, AAUW teams up with Nature Publishing Group, one of the world’s leading science publishers, in an online forum on women in science. The AAUW posts highlight […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   2 Comments   |   February 28, 2011

We Need You for the 10 for 10 Campaign!

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day (Girl Day for short) in 2001 was the first national call to professionals to get more girls focused on engineering and technology. The founding […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   February 24, 2011

Bark Loudly at the Lion — U.N. Women Has Your Back

For many in the nongovernmental-organization community, the 55th U.N. Commission on the Status of Women began when more than 250 women of all ages from around the world gathered on […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   February 23, 2011

White House Honors Women in STEM

In a month swirling with partisan vitriol and national tragedy, it was refreshing to find a message of hope in my inbox last week — hope for the future of […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   February 02, 2011

AAUW Report Assesses President Obama’s Second Year, AAUW Action Fund Measures 111th Congress’ Support for Pay Equity

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) today released a report on the Obama administration’s progress on AAUW issues, and the AAUW Action Fund issued a voting record that rates legislators on their support for pay equity in the 111th Congress. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   January 24, 2011

AAUW Collaboration Promotes Online Interactive Learning in Science and Math

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is collaborating with Howtosmile.org to encourage educators and parents to use a free collection of online science and math activities to make learning exciting for school-age children. Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   January 05, 2011

AAUW NGCP Liaison in Action at STEMtech 2010!

On November 1, I presented at the STEMtech 2010 League for Innovation conference in Orlando, Florida (STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). I’m an electrical engineer and an AAUW regional […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   December 21, 2010

AAUW Awards Campus Action Project Grants to 11 Institutions

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) has awarded $50,000 in Campus Action Project (CAP) grants to 11 institutions across the country for the 2010–11 academic year. Read more »

Article   |   Campus   |   December 16, 2010

Meet Margaret Kunje: Saving Malawi’s Forests

Since our founding in 1881, AAUW has strived to support women who raise awareness of pressing social issues through their work. With the increased importance of environmentalism and resource conservation […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   December 09, 2010

Forging a Pathway for Women in STEM and Leadership

Two weeks ago I found myself on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., for the USA Science & Engineering Festival, and on November 9 I found myself there once again for […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   November 17, 2010