AAUW Applauds Passage of America COMPETES Reauthorization Act

PRESS RELEASE: AAUW applauds the House of Representatives today for passing the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act (H.R.5325), which contains a number of provisions to improve education and training in science, technology, engineering, and math and to reduce barriers that deter women from pursuing academic and career goals in these fields. Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   May 28, 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

Get Involved with National Lab Day

This Wednesday is National Lab Day, a nationwide initiative established last fall by President Obama to build local communities of support that will work together to get students interested in […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   May 10, 2010

Why So Few Women in Science?

PRESS RELEASE: Nobel Laureate Carol Greider Speaking at Capitol Hill Briefing on May 4 with Co-Author of New AAUW Report. Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   April 30, 2010

Roller Coasters and Rockets after School

“I never knew how many things involved science.” —Coronado Elementary School student The AAUW New Smyrna Beach (FL) Branch is proud to have been the first branch to initiate a […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   April 29, 2010
Girl and Test Tubes

The Sky’s the Limit for Girls in Science

With the release this week of AAUW’s latest research report, Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, and the release earlier this month of the most recent […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   4 Comments   |   March 24, 2010

Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

PRESS RELEASE: In an era in which women are increasingly represented in medicine, law, and business, why do they continue to lag behind men in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics? Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics is a comprehensive report on the controversial issue of the continued underrepresentation of women in these fields. Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   March 22, 2010
Why So Few?

Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

In an era when women are increasingly prominent in medicine, law, and business, why are there so few women scientists and engineers? A 2010 research report by AAUW presents compelling […] Read more »

Research   |   Education   |   March 21, 2010

Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Advisory

PRESS RELEASE: New NSF-Funded Study Points to Barriers Facing Girls and Women. Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   March 18, 2010

Then and Now: The Progress of Our Women Veterans

In 1948, President Truman signed the Women’s Armed Services Act , enabling women to serve as permanent members of the U.S. armed forces. Since then, as women have been integrated […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   March 04, 2010