2013 AAUW Annual Report
AAUW’s programs, advocacy, research, and fellowships are building a better future for women and girls. Read this year’s annual report to hear from people all over the country, whose lives and careers have been changed by the opportunities they found through AAUW.
Building on a Legacy of Fellowships
After establishing a career promoting women’s reproductive health, mental health, and economic well-being in Peru, Gabriela Canepa dreamed of higher education in the United States. An AAUW fellowship made that dream come true, and 20 years later Canepa is still working for Latina women and is giving back to the fellowship program that helped her. Read more »
Building on a Young Women’s Movement
The Younger Women’s Task Force has joined forces with AAUW, and this diverse grassroots movement of women under 40 is already making waves in Atlanta, Chicago, Miami, New York City, and Washington, D.C.
Building AAUW’s Grassroots Momentum
After seeing the success of investing in grassroots staff during the 2012 election, AAUW hired six organizers to help volunteers in 20 states engage college students, recruit members, and advocate for AAUW public policy issues. We’ve already seen how powerful this investment in volunteer efforts can be. Read more »
Building Educational Bridges for Women
Community colleges can be great gateways for student mothers to get their degrees — the schedules are more forgiving, and tuition is cheaper. Yet few schools offer child care, which our research found is a crucial resource to get student mothers to graduation. Read more »
Building Girls’ Science Skills
AAUW volunteers all over the country are hosting innovative programs to encourage more girls to go into science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields. And two of those programs, Tech Trek and Tech Savvy, are now expanding to a city near you. Read more »
Building the Pipeline of Women Candidates
We know that we need more women in statehouses, Congress, and the White House. But that means more women need to be trained, encouraged, and inspired to run for office. And AAUW’s Elect Her–Campus Women Win program is doing just that at 38 campuses around the country. Read more »
Building Title IX Precedent
When the longtime women’s tennis coach at Ball State University was fired midseason in 2009, she suspected she was being retaliated against for speaking out for gender equity in the school’s athletic department. When she filed suit under Title IX, AAUW was there to support her case. Read more »
Building on AAUW Members’ Leadership
The 2013 AAUW National Convention in New Orleans featured a brand-new slate of leadership development opportunities for members. It’s the first step in an effort to offer more training for AAUW’s talented and dedicated volunteers.