Meet Dahlia Eissa: Bridging Feminism and Islam

For as long as Dahlia Eissa can remember, she has been a feminist. Growing up in Australia with Egyptian immigrant parents, she was never afraid to ruffle feathers. She began […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   2 Comments   |   December 05, 2012

Celebrating VAWA and Working to Protect All Americans

“Eighteen years ago today, the landmark Violence against Women Act was signed into law. It was founded on the basic premise that every woman deserves to be safe from violence, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   September 14, 2012

Women’s Orgs Vow to Fight Back at the Polls

Last week, as the Senate prepared to vote on the Blunt amendment to limit insurance coverage for contraception, a coalition of more than 50 women’s organizations held a press conference […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   March 07, 2012

AAUW Coretta Scott King Fellows: Scholars and Women of Action

The 1960s were a decade of profound change and hope in the development of equality for African Americans, and Coretta Scott King was a powerful and influential advocate for the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   February 29, 2012

Another Year of “Roe” and Protecting Women’s Rights

Today is the 39th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, but it’s not a very happy birthday. Over the last year, we’ve seen unprecedented attempts to limit women’s control […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   January 23, 2012

Women’s Equality Day through a Brown Lens

Women’s Equality Day commemorates passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which grants all women the right to vote. Growing up in the D.C. metro area, I wasn’t […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   4 Comments   |   August 26, 2011

Women’s Equality Day 2011: The Start of Something Big

On Friday, AAUW and other women’s rights groups across the country will observe Women’s Equality Day. Together, in a coalition called HERvotes, our movement will remind Congress and ordinary Americans […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   August 25, 2011

Your AAUW Dialog Summer Reading List

Summer is drawing to a close, so the AAUW blog has decided to take some time to just sit back, relax, and have a long weekend. In our absence, why […] Read more »

Meet Esy Casey: Artist and Cinematographer

Artist and 2009–10 AAUW Career Development Grantee Esy Casey was working in book design when her best friend, Sarah Friedland, asked her to help film a documentary on Zulu women’s […] Read more »

For Men Only

I remember being totally into spy stories as a kid. I had grand visions of breaking codes, sneaking into enemy territory, and saving the world. I did look into it […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   4 Comments   |   August 05, 2011