A black-and-white photo of women marching down the street with suffrage posters

3 (or 4) Ways to Be a Suffragette on Women’s Equality Day

On Monday, August 26, we’ll celebrate another Women’s Equality Day, the day that marks the anniversary of when the 19th Amendment was ratified. Unfortunately, celebrating our right to vote isn’t enough. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   5 Comments   |   August 20, 2013
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Ready for a Change, She Ran for Mayor

Though she never met an architect in her small town of Cornelia, Georgia, Audrey Davenport grew up with an affinity for housing and architecture. She could visualize floor plans and […] Read more »

Anna Kelton Wiley image courtesy of the National Women’s History Museum www.nwhm.org

Jail, Picketing, and Resolutions: AAUW and Suffrage

  This weekend marks 100 years since the Woman Suffrage Parade, when women marched in Washington, D.C., demanding the right to vote. In honor of the occasion, AAUW is opening […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   February 28, 2013
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National Mentoring Month: Congress Has Mentors, Too

When we talk about mentoring, I think we have a tendency to assume that mentors are for people who are young and new to their careers; we make the mistake […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   January 30, 2013

Connect with the New Women of Congress

The newly inaugurated women of Congress already know about AAUW members and the work that you do. The congresswomen told AAUW’s lobbyists just that when we visited Capitol Hill to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   January 23, 2013

Using an A-Bomb to Kill an Ant: Colorado Personhood and Roe

Roe v. Wade advocates at AAUW of Colorado and our coalition partners are yard-sign collectors. Why? Biennial efforts to confer personhood in our state’s constitution for increasingly earlier prebirth stages […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   January 18, 2013

Who Runs New Hampshire? Women.

Last week, New Hampshire inaugurated Maggie Hassan (D) as its governor, but she’s hardly the only woman representing that state. This month, New Hampshire became the first state to send […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   January 10, 2013

AAUW Gives Thanks

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, AAUW would like to pause to give thanks for the many opportunities and advancements for women and girls in 2012. The full list is available […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   November 22, 2012

AAUW Executive Director Meets with President Obama, Advisers

The Obama administration invited leaders of national women’s groups to the White House Tuesday for a conversation on the budget and other issues facing the country. Just a week after […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   November 15, 2012

Women and the 2012 Election

Never mind 1992 — 2012 is the “Year of the Woman.” Women turned out to vote in droves. We made up 53 percent of the electorate nationwide, and in many […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   November 07, 2012