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

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

Tackling Title IX Compliance since the ‘70s

Earlier this week, I participated in a panel discussion hosted by the National Women’s Hall of Fame — Leading. Achieving. Winning. 40 Years of Title IX. I was joined by […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   June 29, 2012

Before Title IX Babies, There Were Title IX Moms

Before dropping me off at a volleyball tournament that I was playing at her alma mater, my Mom said something to me in passing. “Look for me on the hall […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   June 22, 2012

Fighting for Title IX with Legal Advocacy

This week, as we celebrate Title IX’s 40th birthday and the advances the law has inspired for gender equity, it’s worth remembering AAUW’s year-round efforts to support women who have […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   June 22, 2012

Title IX is about STEM Too

Over the last 40 years, Title IX has brought well-known changes to women’s and men’s sports. What fewer people realize are the other areas in which Title IX is intended […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   4 Comments   |   June 22, 2012

Celebrating the Moms Who Helped Us Play

Ever since I was a kid, I loved swimming. Showers, oceans, pools — if there was water, I wanted to be in it. I used to come home from swim […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   May 11, 2012

Why Women Need to Vote

A Facebook friend of mine who lives in Rwanda recently commented on an Internet meme posted on his wall. The picture showed some of the politicians who are leading the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   April 05, 2012