Celebrate Title IX with AAUW, the WNBA’s Washington Mystics, and the Fabulous 70s

AAUW will push for greater Title IX enforcement by celebrating the most successful legacy of this groundbreaking civil rights law — women’s opportunities in athletics — with a skills clinic led by the WNBA’s Washington Mystics and a basketball shoot-out for members of Congress and staffers. Rep. Louise Slaughter’s (D-NY) office is collaborating on the effort. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   May 28, 2013
Pat Summitt

The NCAA and Its Women-Coaches Problem

As the championship game approaches and March Madness begins its exciting climax, there are things worth celebrating. Female athletes like Baylor University’s Brittney Griner are bringing more attention and a […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   April 08, 2013

Pass the High School Sports Data Transparency Bills

Although great advances have been made in the last 40 years thanks to Title IX, the fight for women’s equality in athletics is far from over. The High School Athletics […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   3 Comments   |   February 06, 2013
Student in classroom

Fighting School Vouchers in Michigan

This week, so-called National School Choice Week, many pro-voucher groups are trying to argue that vouchers are good for our schools. Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   3 Comments   |   January 31, 2013

Steubenville: A Wake-up Call for Schools

Warning: The content of this post might trigger unpleasant memories for anyone who has experienced sexual assault. Last summer in Steubenville, Ohio, two 16-year-old high school football players allegedly raped […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   January 08, 2013

AAUW Compiles #DayOne To-Do List for President, Congress

AAUW hosted a Twitter campaign last week to gather recommendations for what President Obama and Congress should do on their first days of the new term. We asked: What do […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   November 12, 2012

Sexual Assault at Amherst: Looking Beyond the “Share” Button

I opened up my Facebook newsfeed last Thursday morning and found that an article about my alma mater, Amherst College, had been shared overnight an astounding 57 times. Two hours […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   October 24, 2012

AAUW Applauds Settlement in Parker v. Indiana High School Athletic Association

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) today hailed the settlement of the Title IX suit Parker v. Indiana High School Athletic Association. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   October 19, 2012

Chico Branch Stands Up for Girls’ Sports

“Why are there more opportunities for boys to play sports at this school than for girls?” AAUW member Cindy Wolff asked this question in 2008 when her daughter was cut […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   July 10, 2012

AAUW Applauds Settlement in Title IX Suit against Ball State University

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) today hailed the settlement of the Title IX retaliation lawsuit Bull v. Board of Trustees of Ball State University. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   July 06, 2012