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Zoe Spencer at the VCU commencement.

I Am Worth More: Zoe Spencer on Fighting Racism and Sexism in Academia

Zoe Spencer was thrilled when she began her dream career of teaching sociology. But she was alarmed to discover that less qualified male coworkers were being paid better than she was. “I must admit … I assumed I would be protected there. I was certain that I would be safe from the inequities that raged outside the walls of an HBCU. I was wrong.” Read more »

AAUW members Barbara Price and her daughter Melissa Young.

Creating a Legacy: A Mother and Daughter Take On AAUW Lobby Day 2017

In many ways lobbying lawmakers on Capitol Hill is second nature to me: It was part of my responsibilities while serving as the executive director of a statewide nonprofit for 20 years and as a member of AAUW. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   July 11, 2017
2017 AAUW Alumnae Recognition Awardee Tererai Trent, Ph.D.

The Power of Education

Her world was transformed by education, and now Tererai Trent, Ph.D., is bringing that right to girls in Zimbabwe. Read more »

University of Pittsburgh Student Organization Involvement Fair. Tabling AAUW collateral and registering new members.

5 Ways to Crush the Patriarchy on Campus in 2017

While we wait for the new administration to take shape and examine how it will act on AAUW’s policy priorities, student voices are needed now more than ever in our fight for women’s equality. Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   January 03, 2017
Souad Kadi

The Future of Women’s Empowerment in Morocco

“I look forward to using what I have learned during my fellowship in the United States and my time at AAUW to … continue the work of bridging the gender gap for young Moroccan girls and women.” — Souad Kadi Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   December 20, 2016
AAUW Tech Trek attendee in Santa Barbara. Photo by Jay Farbman for AAUW.

The Future Guardians of the Web

Cyber security affects nearly every aspect of our increasingly digital lives. The field, in which women are underrepresented. faces a severe labor shortage. That’s where AAUW comes in. Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   November 17, 2016
Young woman sitting on the bank of a river gazing up at the night sky

Ensuring a Brighter Future for Women and Girls

A family tradition of education, American steel, and a chance encounter set the stage for AAUW Carlisle (PA) Branch member Ann Pehle’s work for women and girls. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   November 11, 2016
Latinas in the U.S. are typically paid 53 cents for every dollar paid to white men. Source: U.S. Census Bureau

¿Cómo le gustaría trabajar las mismas horas por la mitad de su sueldo? Esa es la brecha salarial que enfrentan las latinas

Debido a la brecha salarial de género, a las mujeres latinas se les pagan solo el 54 por ciento del sueldo que reciben los hombres blancos no hispanos. Eso significa que las latinas tendrían que trabajar casi un año adicional a tiempo completo para obtener el sueldo que ganarían los hombres blancos este año terminando el 31 de diciembre. Read more »

Blog   |   Economic Security   |   October 31, 2016
Latinas in the U.S. are typically paid 53 cents for every dollar paid to white men. Source: U.S. Census Bureau

¿Cómo le gustaría trabajar las mismas horas por la mitad de su sueldo? Esa es la brecha salarial que enfrentan las latinas

Debido a la brecha salarial de género, a las mujeres latinas se les pagan solo el 54 por ciento del sueldo que reciben los hombres blancos no hispanos. Eso significa que las latinas tendrían que trabajar casi un año adicional a tiempo completo para obtener el sueldo que ganarían los hombres blancos este año terminando el 31 de diciembre. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Security   |   October 31, 2016
Nathalie Gosset

Gosset v. Lasch, Cooper, Alfred E. Mann Institute for Biomedical Engineering, University of Southern California: A Sexual Harassment Case

Nathalie Gosset, the plaintiff in Gosset v. Lasch, Cooper, Alfred E. Mann Institute for Biomedical Engineering, University of Southern California, alleges that she experienced sexual harassment by her employer and was terminated after she reported the behavior. Read more »

Resource   |   October 13, 2016