Women In Engineering: Inspired to Wired

When Elizabeth Bragg became the first American woman to earn an engineering degree in 1876, it seemed certain that women would advance in the field. Following in Bragg’s footsteps, Kate […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   3 Comments   |   April 07, 2011

The Pay Gap 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   |   April 06, 2011

Women Can’t Do the Math?

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   |   April 04, 2011

AAUW Fosters STEM Collaboration in Texas

In January, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) stakeholders from across the state of Texas converged to share research and best practices in STEM education, career and college preparation, and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   March 09, 2011

At the U.N. Women Still Ask: Why So Few?

It was an enriching, busy, and hectic time for AAUW staff and volunteers at the 55th U.N. Commission on the Status of Women, but our U.N. representative Carolyn Donovan kept […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   March 04, 2011

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