AAUW Outlook Magazine

Outlook is an award-winning quarterly magazine available exclusively to AAUW members. Get in-depth feminist news and resources while supporting an organization that empowers women and girls. Check out our free sample feature below to get a taste of what you’re missing, and join AAUW to subscribe.

Summer 2017

The Student Debt Conundrum

Graphic depicting a college graduate looking at her shadow in the shape of a dollar sign depicting debt.

The promise of higher education has meant that women now make up the majority of college students. But that advancement has come along with crushing student debt that disproportionately affects women. Read our cover story to find the facts about the student debt crisis for women and what we can do about it.

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Women StudentsStudent Debt through the Gender Lens

AAUW’s newest research report examines the student debt crisis with new insight about how debt is turning the promise of education into a financial quagmire for many women.


AAUW CEO Kim Churches speaking at the 2017 AAUW National Convention10 Questions for Kimberly Churches

Get to know AAUW’s new chief executive officer: what inspires her, where she thinks AAUW is headed, and more.


Woman chemist100 Years of International Fellowships

International tensions inspired one of AAUW’s most significant programs. And since then AAUW fellows have influenced art, public health, science, and more on a global scale.


AAUW intern shows sign for how she Stands up to SexismAAUW Campaign Takes on Everyday Sexism

How should subtle sexism be addressed? A new campaign is bringing in experts to help.




Letter from the Editor
From Managing Editor Hannah Moulton Belec

News from AAUW
AAUW’s election results and more

Members in Action
Oregon members help pass an equal pay law and more

Alumnae News
Art as a voice for women in Afghanistan and more

Suspicious sexual violence data and more

On Your Bookshelf
American Eclipse: A Nation’s Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the World by David Baron

From the Archives
Bolivian sculptor and AAUW International Fellow Marina Nuñez del Prado’s 1941 exhibition

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Our Award-Winning Coverage

Excel awards
are given to association publications and media for outstanding work in design, editorial, marketing, and communications. Outlook has won four for excellence in single-topic reporting. Check out some of our award-winning issues.

Association Media & Publishing Excel Awards logoSpring/Summer 2012, Silver
Title IX Turns 40: Changing Women’s Lives

Winter 2014, Bronze
A Step Closer to Equality: Advancing LGBT Rights

Fall 2014, Silver
What Year Is It Again? The Rollback of Birth Control Access

Fall 2015, Bronze
Solving the Equation: How to Recruit More Women into Engineering and Computing

Read Past Issues

Cover art from the Spring 2017 AAUW Outlook magazine. Marching into action. Women's rights are human rights.
Spring 2017
The Next Four Years. Cover image of Winter 2017 AAUW Outlook magazine. Image of the White House.
Winter 2017
Fall 2016 AAUW Outlook magazine cover
Fall 2016
Summer Outlook 2016 cover
Summer 2016